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small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping Abu Sayyaf , Bearer of the Sword
bombing mission air raid
chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids air-raid shelter , bombproof , bomb shelter
extensive and systematic bombing intended to devastate a large target area bombing , carpet bombing , saturation bombing
bombing, sustained barrage
British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984) Bomber Harris , Harris , Sir Arthur Travers Harris
bombing run in which the bomber release the bomb while flying straight toward the target dive-bombing
Turkish terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for bombing a British consulate and bank in Istanbul; a violent opponent of Turkey's secular government and its ties to the European Union and NATO IBDA-C , Islamic Great Eastern Raiders-Front
bombing run in which the bomber approaches the target at a low altitude and pulls up just before releasing the bomb loft bombing , toss bombing
clandestine group of leftist extremists who oppose Italy's labor policies and foreign policy; responsible for bombing building in the historic center of Rome from 2000 to 2002 NIPR , Revolutionary Proletarian Initiative Nuclei , Revolutionary Proletarian Nucleus
special case of loft bombing in which the bomb is released past the vertical so it is tossed back to the target over-the-shoulder bombing
small but violent terrorist organization formed in Ecuador in the early 1990s; responsible for bombing several government buildings Puka Inti , Red Sun , Sol Rojo
paramilitary group of Protestants in Northern Ireland that tries to prevent any political settlement with the Irish Free State; attacks interests of Catholic civilians in Northern Ireland; responsible for arson and bombing and murder Red Hand Defenders , RHD
bombing, concentration of saturation
terrorist bombing carried out by someone who does not hope to survive it suicide bombing
major Protestant paramilitary group in Northern Ireland; responsible for bombing the homes of Catholics and for criminal racketeering and selling drugs UDA , Ulster Defense Association
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