gravity bomb

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Noun1.gravity bomb - a bomb that falls because of gravity and is not guided to a target
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
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"But any weapon that is guided by laser or infra-red beams is deflected by clouds, so if you try and use a laser-guided weapon through clouds what you have is a simple, unguided bomb, and therefore you risk civilian casualties."
In another video, there were remnants from a high-explosive unguided bomb known as OFAB 250/275.
Aerial bout on LOC also exposed the myth of Israeli technology where Indian Mirage jets had to drop their payload of SPICE 2000.Much propagated SPICE bomb kit of Israel's Rafael Advanced Defence Systems consists of a sophisticated guidance system, inertial navigation, satellite guidance and electro-optical sensors for pinpoint accuracy, and control fins to a conventional unguided bomb. Claims made in Israeli media it turns the bomb into sophisticated long-range munitions.
This is a kit that turns a 125lb Mk 81 or 250lb Mk 82 unguided bomb into a precision weapon with GNSS/INS (Global Navigation Satellite System/Inertial Navigation System) guidance.
The unguided bomb would have been dropped from an aircraft during the conflict in the 1970s.
A laser-guided bomb (LGB) is a guided bomb that uses semi-active laser guidance to strike a designated target with greater accuracy in comparison to an unguided bomb.
The package contains a variety of arms, including tail kits built by Boeing Co., which convert unguided bombs into munitions directed by the Global Positioning System.
The Sukhoi-24 also carries guided and unguided bombs and rockets, including some that navigate with lasers.
The Russians have attacked residential areas with cluster munitions and unguided bombs, which are not only banned but also difficult to target with precision, striking at least one hospital and a mosque in Idlib.
Guided bombs could do more damage than hundreds of unguided bombs exploding in the area around a target.