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HADES cluster bomb

Country of Origin: Britain

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The HADES (Hunting Area Denial System) cluster bomb was an area-denial weapon intended for high-traffic and high-value fixed targets such as headquarters, ammo dumps, airfields, bridges and river crossings, road junctions and rail yards.

Consisting of the JP 233 dispenser system containing 49 HB 876 mines, the bomb had a cylindrical body and a four-fin tail section. The nosecone assembly contained the arming unit while the main body contained the mines distributed in seven...

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