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RBK-500U cluster bomb

Country of Origin: Russia


The latest in the RBK family of cluster bombs, the RBK-500U ( unifitsirovannaya razovaya bombovaya kasseta,"unified one-use bombing cartridge") is a multi-purpose weapon that can use a variety of submunitions against specific targets.

Five submunitions are known to be in use with the RBK-500U: the BetAB-M concrete-piercing bomblet, the OFAB-2.5RT anti-personnel anti-materiel fragmentation bomblet, the larger OFAB-50 UD fragmentation bomblet, the PTAB anti-tank bomblet and the...

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