Translation of bombsight in Spanish:

bombsight

mira de bombardero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbɑmˌsaɪt//ˈbɒmsʌɪt/

noun

Military

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    mira de bombardero feminine
    • Army Air Forces planners in World War II hoped to achieve unprecedented bombing accuracy with the Norden bombsight.
    • The Norden bombsight from World War II was supposedly accurate enough to place a bomb in a pickle barrel from 20,000 feet.
    • Norden bombsights were replaced by 20 cent improvised models to prevent the secret devises from falling into enemy hands.
    • An observer leans over the fuselage of an aircraft to use a Mark 1-A bombsight, the first one designed for aircraft use.
    • As the sergeant/bombardier adjusted his bombsight for drift, the pilot followed it with small turn corrections to keep the needle centered.
    • Toward the end of the war, electronic bombsights, which could aim through clouds, gave American bombers some precision-bombing capability.
    • After we decided the thing was not going to burn, the bombardier got in the nose to take out the bombsight and I got in the cockpit to get the classified papers.
    • However, unlike the Allies' atomic bomb, electronic warfare, or Norden bombsight, the Germans were unable to reap benefits from their investment.
    • On another night, they cruise in a bomber over Kandahar, one flying the aircraft, the other with his eyes glued to a bombsight.
    • We had a very intense crosswind on this particular heading, and by the time I had fully engaged the bombsight we had drifted considerably south of my chosen position.
    • During World War II, optical photoreconnaissance was the answer to finding and destroying military targets through optical images and bombsights.
    • Because the Bristol fighters that equipped many of the units flying air control lacked bombsights, only very low-level attacks came close to the target.
    • Then he'd look through the Norden bombsight, bouncing in his seat from the flak bursts, release the bombs and utter ‘bombs away’.
    • Flying at 14,000 feet, their new Mark XIV bombsight gave them an excellent target to aim at.
    • The navigator has a bombsight and celestial data as a guide.
    • He invented an automatic bombsight patented by the USA and in 1936 designed an all-metal trainer and high-speed fighter.
    • So I'm turning my bombsight in for the duration.
    • The armorer-gunner reported the guns appeared serviceable; the bombsight and the automatic pilot also checked out as serviceable.
    • Professor James Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes's mortal enemy, wants to get his hands on a revolutionary new bombsight.
    • Tobin has developed a bombsight which is believed will make the difference in the war, and could cause untold damage to England should it fall into Nazi hands.