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CB-500-K-2 cluster bomb

Country of Origin: Chile

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The CB-500-K-2 used a cut-down version of the dispenser used with the CB-500-K, and deployed the more powerful PM-2 bomblet. The system is no longer in service.

The dispenser was canister-shaped with an ogival nose and four fins that flipped out to deploy after launch. The nose cone contained an electronic variable-setting fuze.

The main compartment carried 431 PM-2 multi-purpose bomblets, giving the weapon anti-personnel, anti-armor and incendiary capability. The CB-500-K-2 was...

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