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GPS-Aided Munition (GAM)

Country of Origin: USA


The GPS-Aided Munition (GAM) was a near-precision direct-attack weapon that used the host aircraft's synthetic aperture radar and GPS information for guidance The GAM was a kit fitted to existing Mk 84 2,000-lb. (907-kg) conventional free-fall bombs.

The onboard targeting system associated with the GAM was known as the GPS-Aided Targeting System (GATS).

Coordinates of predesignated targets were loaded into each individual bomb or rocket. Movable tail fins made adjustments during...

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