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HGK precision-guided bomb kit

Country of Origin: Turkey


The Turkish-developed HGK (Hassas Gudum Kiti), or precision guidance kit) is a precision-guidance kit for standard general-purpose bombs. The baseline HGK-1 system is designed for 2,000-lb Mk 84 bombs. It is similar to the U.S. Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM). The reluctance of the U.S. government to provide JDAM systems contributed to Turkey's efforts to develop its own system.

The system revolves around a GPS/inertial navigation system. It includes airfoil strakes that are...

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