a smart bomb

a smart bomb

a bomb that guides itself by receiving signals from the ground Laser-guided smart bombs were hitting targets only about 60 per cent of the time.
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.