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CB-130 cluster bomb

Country of Origin: Chile


The CB-130 dispenser was shaped like a conventional bomb, having a tapered nose and a tapered tail assembly with four fins. Equipped with the PM-1 bomblet, the weapon was used in anti-armor, anti-personnel and incendiary roles.

Designed for deployment from high-speed attack aircraft, the bomb could withstand the high-g forces experienced by fighters maneuvering in a battle space. It was fitted with standard NATO 14-in (356-mm) suspension lugs.

The PM-1 bomblet was based on the...

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