Mk 82 general purpose (GP) bomb Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Land Attack/Theater


Country of Origin: USA

The Mk 80 series of low-drag general purpose bombs were originally developed for use by the United States in the 1950s. They have since become the prime choice in operations where maximum blast and explosive effects are desired. Aerodynamically streamlined and with light casings, the bombs have undergone several modification programs, mainly updating the explosive fillings, fuzes and delivery units. The long, narrow, streamlined bomb casings are made of steel, with conical steel-tipped...

 

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