bomb rack


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bomb rack

n.
A framework or mechanical holder for bombs on a combat aircraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bomb rack - a device on an aircraft for carrying bombs
bomber - a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
carrier - a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like
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The team also acquired a second tool box and created a 210day pre-expenditure kit for Bomb Rack Unit (BRU) 32 to be accessible at the point of use, and installed another 400 hertz outlet in the work center.
Maintenance Control tasked us to reinstall a centerline pylon and a bomb rack that had been removed from aircraft 300 to facilitate follow-on maintenance.
We've recovered one of the Lancaster's huge wheel hubs with a large chunk of tyre, the back of an armourplated crew seat, one of the bomb bay doors and all the bomb rack clamps.
Government-developed software linked the console to the bomb rack.
During a post-flight inspection, A1C Ward detected and corrected an unsafe TER-9/A bomb rack load on an F-16, thus remedying an unsafe condition that would have jeopardized pilot, ground force, and lraqi civilian safety on the aircraft's next flight.
Currently, the B-2 is able to deliver a total of 16 Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAMs), but Northrop Grumman is about to deliver a new bomb rack to the Air Force that would enable the stealth bomber to deliver 80 JDAMs--meaning that a single B-2 (seen here dropping inert JDAMs on August 27 at the Utah Testing and Training Range) could strike as many targets as five could using the legacy bomb rack (or one B-2 conducting five separate sorties).
A Higgins, droppable A-1 lifeboat, painted yellow and called the "Flying Dutchman," was bound by cables to her belly, which were secured to the bomb rack shackles in the bomb bay.
It has its standoff capability, plus once we have air superiority along with the B1, it is able to go in deep as it did in Operation Iraqi Freedom and take care of a large part of the target set, while reserving the B-2 for those most difficult missions where penetration is required; and as many of you know we tested a bomb rack on a B-2 just a few months ago that dropped 80 individually guided 500 pound GPS bombs from a single B-2.
The software can be used over numerous platforms and present bomb rack systems.