precision bombing


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precision bombing

Bombing directed at a specific point target.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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precision bombing

nbombardamento di precisione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Israel retaliated by hitting some 150 targets, including terrorist tunnels and command centers in precision bombing attacks, killing only a handful of terrorists.
The US and the UK, which have warships anchored off Yemen, have been supporting Saudi Arabia's pummeling of the impoverished nation by lending the kingdom generous arms support, logistical assistance, including coordinates for precision bombing, and aerial refueling of Saudi warplanes.
AS "surgical air strikes" go the recent raids by the United States, Britain and France were a remarkable demonstration of precision bombing which was frightening in its accuracy.
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This significance, moreover, helps to shift attention from the bombing of civilians as well as ensure precision bombing remained highly important.
It's not clear, even now, what Goering (and Benito Mussolini's) young men were getting experience in; it certainly wasn't precision bombing. The strategic targets were the bridge and an arms factory.
In this day and age of precision bombing and all-weather capabilities, [such] North Korean civil exercises either come from ignorance of modern war or just a propaganda campaign to frighten their own people and induce obedience."
It wasn't precision bombing, but it was more effective than their indiscriminate bombing.
Was area bombing preferred over precision bombing? Why were there always fires in the areas bombed?
She was critical to the USAAF daylight precision bombing campaign and was armed with 13 machine guns, hence the name "Flying Fortress".
It is also not a study of the arguments between the Americans and British over bombing methods, targets, and the effectiveness of night area bombing, the British practice, versus daylight precision bombing, the American practice.

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