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(Military) the part of a flight of a bomber aircraft that brings it to the point over a target at which its bombs are released
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In air bombing, that part of the flight that begins, normally from an initial point, with the approach to the target, includes target acquisition, and ends normally at the weapon release point.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||bombing run - that part of the flight that begins with the approach to the target; includes target acquisition and ends with the release of the bombs|
dive-bombing - a bombing run in which the bomber releases the bomb while flying straight toward the target
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