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  1. Glide bomb

    A glide bomb or stand-off bomb is an aerial bomb with aerodynamic surfaces to give it a flatter, gliding, flight path than that of a conventional bomb without such surfaces. This allows the bomb to be released at a distance from the target rather than right over it, allowing a successful attack without the aircraft needing to survive intact until reaching the target. World War II era glide bombs like the German Fritz X and Henschel Hs 293 pioneered the use of remote control systems, allowing the controlling aircraft to direct the bomb to a pinpoint target as a pioneering form of precision-guided munition. Note that glide bombing, confusingly, does not refer to the use of glide bombs, but a style of shallow-angle dive bombing.

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  1. glide bomb

    A bomb fitted with airfoils to provide lift and which is carried and released in the direction of a target by an airplane.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glide bomb in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glide bomb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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