aerial torpedo


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Noun1.aerial torpedo - a torpedo designed to be launched from an airplaneaerial torpedo - a torpedo designed to be launched from an airplane
torpedo - armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
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FACTFILE THE Parachute Mine (or Aerial Torpedo) was capable of destroying a row of houses with a single blast.
It's Uncle Sam's aerial torpedo. The kind our torpedo bombers are using these days to deal out grief to Axis ships.
The latter mainly concentrate on the destruction of Bismarck on 27 May after a lucky aerial torpedo hit disabled the ship's steering mechanism.
Torpedo bombers normally carried one aerial torpedo each.
The book also discusses the Kettering "Bug" Aerial Torpedo, a less-than-successful pilotless weapon that shared features with the V-1 and, later, the Matador.
During this attack, another Merchant in the same column and the "City of Calcutta" collided heavily when manoeuvring to avoid an aerial Torpedo."
"She was calling him to get up when the bomb dropped, it was an aerial torpedo," said Mr Gould.
He also became fascinated by submarine detection and invented an aerial torpedo to defend cities from airborne attack.
A huge chunk of metal came loose which police say acted like an "aerial torpedo" and hit the pregnant woman's car.
"Barkers Butts school was wrecked by an aerial torpedo that ran along the ground and exploded.