Continuing the Bomber thread, after some beautiful update by Sailor.........
However , the concept of Bomber speedily changed during the Second World War , the (1919-1939) 20 years saw rapid change in concept of Bomber, the open cockpit bombers became extinct and new breed of Bombers evolved and classified in the three categories including the sub categories, the result of the bombers being classified and tailor made for Particular role lies in different factors, they are a. Limitation in the power of Engines , therefore resulting the bombers with multiple Engines and b. concept were ahead at that time but technology was not.
The Classifications are therefore:
1. Dive Bombers ( Bombing while Diving towards the target for acquiring accuracy and angle for attack )
2. Light Bomber, Medium Bomber, Heavy Bomber ( Bombing from the sky to the Military installations and Strategic Towns and angles were not important ) in another word they may be called as 'Level Bomber'. The Heavy Bombers in this group can be called as "Strategic Bomber".
3. Torpedo Bombers ( To sink the Naval Flotilla and targeted mainly against Aircraft Carriers )
4. Flying Bomb: Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka which was purposefully built for Kamikaze Bombing.