Definition of Guided bomb unit-28

1. Noun. A 5,000 pound laser-guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding; used to penetrate hardened underground facilities.

Exact synonyms: Bunker Buster, Gbu-28
Generic synonyms: Laser-guided Bomb, Lgb



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guided Bomb Unit-28

Guerrero
Guerrillero Heroico
Guevara
Guevina
Guevina avellana
Guevina heterophylla
Guffmanesque
Gugark
Gugelhupf
Guggenheim
Guglielmo Marconi
Guiana
Guiana Highlands
Guianan slaty antshrike
Guianas
Guided Bomb Unit-28
Guidette
Guidettes
Guido
Guidos
Guienne
Guildford
Guilin
Guillain-Barre reflex
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Guillain-Barré syndrome
Guillaume Apollinaire
Guine-Bissau
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau

Literary usage of Guided bomb unit-28

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1. Future Air Force Needs for Survivability by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"The principal focus of this technology assessment concerns kinetic weapons, which can be subdivided into gravity or glide weapons (eg, guided bomb unit-28 ..."

2. Effects of Nuclear Earth-penetrator And Other Weapons by Nas (2005)
"The guided bomb unit-28 (GBU-28) is a weapon developed for penetrating hardened, underground Iraqi command centers. The GBU-28 is a 5000 pound, laser-guided ..."

3. Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War by Richard G. Davis (1998)
"One of CENTAF' s last strategic missions employed a new laser- guided weapon, guided bomb unit-28, that was literally hot off the assembly line. ..."

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