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CBU-97/B Sensor Fuzed Weapon

Country of Origin: USA


The CBU-97/B Sensor Fuzed Weapon (SFW) is a cluster munition. U.S. Air Force doctrine calls for weapon to be used to halt or hold an enemy's main armored force in the event of a major regional conflict, thereby providing time for other U.S. forces to arrive in the theater.

The weapon consists of a SUU-66/B tactical munitions dispenser (TMD) with 10 BLU-108/B bomblets. Each bomblet contains four flat Skeet infrared-sensing projectiles, each fitted with a side-mounted sensor to...

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