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smart bomb

n.
A bomb that can be guided by radio waves or a laser beam to its target.
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smart′ bomb′


n.
an air-to-surface missile guided to its target visually by television or a laser beam.
[1970–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smart bomb - a bomb that can be guided (by a laser beam or radio) to its target; "smart bombs have revolutionized aerial bombardment"
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
laser-guided bomb, LGB - 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"
dumb bomb, gravity bomb - a bomb that falls because of gravity and is not guided to a target
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Translations
قُنْبُلَه ذَكِيَّه
řiditelná bomba
datastyret bombesmartbomb
bombe guidée
irányított bomba
riadená bomba
pametna bomba
güdümlü bomba

smart

(smaːt) adjective
1. neat and well-dressed; fashionable. You're looking very smart today; a smart suit.
2. clever and quick in thought and action. We need a smart boy to help in the shop; I don't trust some of those smart salesmen.
3. brisk; sharp. She gave him a smart slap on the cheek.
verb
1. (of part of the body) to be affected by a sharp stinging feeling. The thick smoke made his eyes smart.
2. to feel annoyed, resentful etc after being insulted etc. He is still smarting from your remarks.
noun
the stinging feeling left by a blow or the resentful feeling left by an insult. He could still feel the smart of her slap/insult.
ˈsmarten (often with up) verb
to make or become smarter. He has smartened up a lot in appearance lately.
ˈsmartly adverb
The soldiers stood smartly to attention; She is always smartly dressed.
ˈsmartness noun
ˈsmart bomb noun
a bomb that is designed to locate the target and hit it accurately.
ˈsmart card noun
an advanced version of a credit card, with a computer memory, which can be used for such purposes as paying money and identification.
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The WPS suite supports JMPS requirements related to precision-guided munition planning for A-10, B-1, B-2, B-52, F-15E, F-16, F-22, F/A-18 and F-35 operational units worldwide.
Meeting Customary Rule 16 of feasible verification, the Coalition Air Force carried out a mission at (11:00) pm, on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, against a (weapons storage and RC exploding boats preparation zone), South of (Hodeida) City, using precision-guided munition. The Coalition Air Force took "all feasible precautions in the choice of means and methods of attack with a view of avoiding, and in any event, to minimizing, incidental loss of civilian life, injury to civilians and damage to civilian objects.", evidenced by the use of proportionate precision-guided munition to the target in accordance with the aforementioned Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Article 57 and Customary Rules 15 and 17.
Dynetics' standoff precision-guided munition can be carried on AC-130 gunships or unmanned aerial systems, according to the company.
It is similar to precision-guided munition that can be guided by laser using a land or an airborne guidance system installed to the drone itself or another drone.
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It reportedly has a range of 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and can carry two 115-kilogram bombs or a precision-guided munition weighing 227 kilograms.
Shell casings for bomblets were also handed to us as evidence that this was no precision-guided munition, but possibly a cluster bomb intended to kill human beings.
Simultaneously, precision-guided munition would be deployed to launch strikes on key infrastructure, according to Gerasimov.
Meeting Customary Rule 16 of feasible verification, the Coalition Air Force carried out a strike against the (LUV) using precision-guided munition. The Coalition Air Force took "all feasible precautions in the choice of means and methods of attack with a view of avoiding, and in any event, to minimizing, incidental loss of civilian life, injury to civilians and damage to civilian objects.", evidenced by the use of proportionate precision-guided munition to the target in accordance with the aforementioned Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Article 57 and Customary Rules 15 and 17.
She said: "Throughout the operation, we took every precaution to minimise the risk to civilians with solid intelligence, a very strict target selection and precision-guided munition."