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Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM)

Country of Origin: USA

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The Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) is a low-cost GPS -aided, guidance kit that can be installed on existing free-fall bombs. JDAM is currently being integrated with existing Mk 83 and BLU-110 1,000-lb (450-kg) bombs as the GBU-32; it is also being integrated with Mk 84 and BLU-109 2,000-lb (900-kg) bombs as the GBU-31. Variants for the Mk 81 250-lb (113-kg) and Mk 82 500-lb (227-kg) bombs are designated GBU-29 and GBU-30, respectively.

Each JDAM tailcone kit consists of a...

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