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smart bomb

A bomb with a guidance system that navigates it to its target. The military adopted the use of smart bombs to reduce collateral damage.
See also: bomb, smart
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During the war, Pentagon briefers treated the public to videotapes showing a smart bomb diving down the air shaft of a Baghdad building and told anecdotes about the extraordinary accuracy of Tomahawk missiles launched from afar.