loft bombing

Definitions of loft bombing
  1. noun
    a bombing run in which the bomber approaches the target at a low altitude and pulls up just before releasing the bomb
    synonyms: toss bombing
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    types:
    over-the-shoulder bombing
    a special case of loft bombing in which the bomb is released past the vertical so it is tossed back to the target
    type of:
    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
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