As Israeli jets devastate Gaza, air force photos show fighter aircraft armed with what look like unguided 'dumb' bombs

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Justin Bronk, a senior research fellow for airpower and military technology at the Royal United Services Institute think tank and a professor at the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy, also identified the bomb as a 750-lb M117 dumb bomb. "The M117 dates from the Korean War era," Bronk told Insider, and "have a pretty distinctive design that's very similar to the sort of general purpose iron bombs used by the US Army Air Force in World War II."