laser-guided bomb

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Noun1.laser-guided bomb - a smart bomb that seeks the laser light reflected off of the target and uses it to correct its descent; "laser-guided bombs cannot be used in cloudy weather"
smart bomb - a bomb that can be guided (by a laser beam or radio) to its target; "smart bombs have revolutionized aerial bombardment"
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ELGTR replicates the key performance and laser engagement requirements of Paveway II Laser Guided Bombs (LGB).
Paveway IV bombs Two Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 aircaft armed with Paveway IV laser guided BOMBSTWO Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 aircaft armed with Paveway IV laser guided bombs After the vote, four RAF Tornado carrying laserguided Paveway bombs were used in the first air strikes.
The sale includes 22,000 smart and general purpose bombs, including 1,000 GBU-10 Paveway II Laser Guided Bombs, and more than 5,000 Joint Direct Attack Munitions kits to turn older bombs into precision-guided weapons using GPS signals, Reuters reported.
Two F/A 18 fighter jets dropped 500 pound laser guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece near Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish province, he added.
The planes are also equipped with BVR missile and electronic jammers, laser guided bombs and night attack.
He does an exceptional job describing development and employment of laser guided bombs (LGB).
Which nation supplied this terrorist organisation with F-16 jets, laser guided bombs, tanks, shells and Apache gunships?
Aircraft weapons complement included a mix of GBU-12 laser guided bombs, AGM-65 Maverick missiles, rockets and guns.
Raytheon, which also produces the Patriot anti-missile system and the Tomahawk cruise missile, lists its Harms and its latest Paveway III laser guided bombs,marketed with the slogan ``One bomb,one target'',as among its most accurate weaponry.
Flight Lieutenant Scott Williams, 26, from Abertillery, flying wing man to Squadron Leader Andy Lewis, noticed seconds after two laser guided bombs had been released they were heading towards a non-military target.
Described as a potent fighter-bomber the Jaguar can deliver a lethal payload of cluster, freefall, retard and laser guided bombs as well as wing-mounted rockets.
It will also carry an advanced flir targeting pod (to be selected) in addition to the Harm Targeting System pod, allowing F-16s to employ both Maverick and laser guided bombs against air defences.