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BLG-66 Belouga bomb

Country of Origin: France


Developed by Matra for the French air force, the Belouga bomb is a freefall weapon that dispenses a large number of submunitions. The bomb was designed to withstand high g forces generated during combat maneuvers by high-speed, low-level attack aircraft.

The bomb consists of three main components: the nose cone with an air-driven generator, sequencer, distributor and pyrotechnic actuators; cylindrical body with 151 submunitions in rings fixed radially to a central tube; and a...

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