Bomber

A bomber is a military aircraft designed to attack ground and sea targets, by dropping bombs on them, firing torpedoes at them, or – in recent years – by launching cruise missiles at them.

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The Bomber B Project
... Accordingly the RLM sent out the specifications for Bomber B in July 1939, the Ju 88 retroactively becoming Bomber A, which was also an RLM designation initially used on June 3, 1936 for a ... Bomber B called for a new medium bomber with a maximum speed of 600 km/h (375 mph), able to carry a bomb load of 4000 kg (8,820 lb) to any part of Britain from ... With the extended range, larger payload and better performance, the Bomber B design would replace all existing bombers in service ...
Bomber - History - Modern Era
... In modern air forces, the distinction between bombers, fighter-bombers, and attack aircraft has become blurred ... Perhaps the one meaningful distinction at present is the question of range a bomber is generally a long-range aircraft capable of striking targets deep within enemy ... current plans call for the existing USAF bomber fleet to remain in service until the mid-to-late 2020s, with the first possible replacements becoming operational in 2018 ...
Convair B-58 Hustler - Notable Appearances in Media
... Jimmy Stewart, a bomber pilot during World War II and the early cold war period, made a film for the Air Force, flying in the back seat of the B-58 on a typical low-altitude attack in the ... film Fail-Safe, where stock footage of B-58s was used to represent the fictional "Vindicator" bombers which attacked Moscow ... publication of the novel had depicted the "Vindicator" bombers - itself the recycling of the name of a World War II American dive bomber - as almost ...
30th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
... The 30th Fighter-Bomber Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit ... Its last assignment was with the 37th Fighter-Bomber Wing, based at Clovis Army Airfield, New Mexico ...
Old 666 - History
... heavy battle damage and had gained a reputation as a cursed bomber, often coming back from missions with heavy damage ... told Zeamer, "I know where there’s a bomber, but no one will fly it anymore because every time it goes out it gets shot to hell!" Captain Zeamer, who had been unable to acquire an aircraft of his own ... made Old 666 the most heavily armed bomber in the Pacific Theater ...