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2669 news items

NDTV

NDTV
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0700

Washington: The United States deployed two F-15 fighter jets equipped with guided bombs, along with spotter drones, to try to kill one-eyed Islamist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said the F-15E Strike Eagles were ...

IHS Jane's 360

IHS Jane's 360
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:41:45 -0700

... for several different air-to-ground weapons in two separate FMS notifications: the GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition, GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb, CBU-105 Sensor Fuzed Weapon, and GBU-49/50 Enhanced Paveway II dual-mode guided bombs.

So Md News

So Md News
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:18:45 -0700

The U.K. Ministry of Defense said that aviation history was also made on June 12 when Andy Edgell, Royal Air Force Test Pilot Squadron leader, released two inert 500-pound precision-guided bombs from another F-35B over the Atlantic Test Ranges.
 
Strategy Page
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:11:15 -0700

The pods also contain laser designators for laser guided bombs and laser range finders that enable pilots to get coordinates for JDAM (GPS guided) bombs. The 200 kg (440 pound) LITENING G4 pod hangs off a hard point, like a missile, bomb, or fuel tank.

DefenseNews.com

DefenseNews.com
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 07:26:15 -0700

WASHINGTON — Over the past quarter century, precision guided munitions (PGMs) such as laser-guided bombs and cruise missiles have become the weapons of choice for the US military, providing a high degree of accuracy while avoiding widespread ...

Airforce Technology

Airforce Technology
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 05:00:00 -0700

During the test, RAF Test Pilot Squadron Leader Andy Edgell released two inert 500lb dual mode Paveway IV precision-guided bombs from aircraft BF-03 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The latest development has maintained the stealth characteristics of the ...
 
bellingcat
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 09:30:00 -0700

... Kh-31Ps, Kh-59s and R-73s, adding to the FAB, OFAB and RBK bombs, Kh-25s, Kh-28s, Kh-29Ls, Kh-29Ts and Kh-58s guided missiles, KAB-500s and KAB-1500s guided bombs, S-24 and S-25 air to ground rockets, rocket pods and R-60 air-to-air missiles ...
 
Strategy Page
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 02:45:00 -0700

While guided bombs first appeared towards the end of World War II they did not really become a factor until highly accurate laser guided bombs were developed in the 1960s. A decade later, TV guided bombs came into service. But these guided bombs were ...
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