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On April 22, the Saudi-led coalition carried out multiple airstrikes on a wedding in Yemen's Hajjah Governorate, with reports of at least 33 dead, including the bride. Reportedly, the majority of casualties were women and children. Survivors of the attack described how the jets continued to circle the bombing ...
The bomb, an American-made MK82, was presumably launched during the second US bombing campaign against the northern region of the country (1972-1973), and is just one among many that still threaten daily life in Vietnam. According to the Technology Center for the Elimination of Pumps and Mines, over six million ...

The company said the tests involved an upgraded insensitive explosive developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne and the AFRL. The bombs were tested to support the Mk-82 500-pound and Mk-83 1,000-pound general purpose bombs, which are also known as BLU-111 and BLU-110, respectively. The explosive ...
... twenty (20) Enhanced Computer Control Groups for Enhanced Paveway II (GBU-49); one hundred fifty (150) KMU-572F/B Guidance Kits for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) 5001b Guided Bomb (GBU-38); sixty (60) LAU-129 Guided – Missile Launchers; thirty-six (36) MK-82 or BLU-111 500 lb Inert ...
The approved sale to Slovakia is estimated to cost $2.9 billion and would include 14 F-16 Block 70/72 V configuration aircraft and associated equipment, as well as 30 AIM-120C7 air-to-air missiles, 100 AIM-9X air-to-air missiles, 150 guidance kits for Joint Direct Attack Munition bombs, 400 MK-82 or ...
JDAM tail kits turn previously unguided free-fall munitions such as the 2,000-pound BLU-109/MK 84 or the smaller 500-pound BLU-111/MK 82 warhead, into guided air-to-surface munitions. The awarding of the modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1.23 billion. Work will be ...

When it comes to bombs, things get more confusing. The bombs carried are clearly Mk82 500lb 'slicks,' but they are referred to as 'clusters' and 'Mark 82s' verbally. At the same time, the jet's fictional stores display calls them 'weasils' which seems like a cool name they assigned the bombs in production, but ...
The objective of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was to eliminate the United States Navy's Pacific Fleet as an effective fighting force. This would enable Japan to take the Dutch East Indies and secure China without effective opposition. As history shows, however, that didn't work out too well for Japan. But there are ...
Each would carry 108 bombs, presumably five-hundred-pound Mk. 82 conventional high-explosive bombs. The bombers would be refueled by tankers based on Okinawa, and would take six hours to reach their target. The paper noted that the presence of B-52 bombers near the Soviet border might cause ...
The three configurations of the Air Foil Group (GBU-10 [MK-84 2,000-lb/907.18-kg], GBU-12 [MK-82 500-lb/336.79-kg] and GBU-16 [MK-83 1,000-lb/453.59-kg]) include extending wings that provide lift and stability. Paveway II Plus LGBs are cleared for use on US Air Force, US Navy and international aircraft ...
A team of divers from the Cambodian Mine Action Centre recovered a large bomb dropped from US planes during the war in the 1970s in Kandal province yesterday. Heng Ratana, the director-general of the centre, said the 500-pound US-made MK82 aircraft bomb was found by his divers in Samrong ...
The UAE Armed Forces will purchase MK-82 and MK-84 bombs from a Turkish firm, Chemical and Mechanical Industries Corporation. A contract to this effect worth AED 74 million (USD20 million) was announced at the Dubai Air show today. The Mark 82 (Mk 82) is an unguided, low-drag general-purpose ...
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) is scheduled to begin the removal of two chemical bombs in Svay Rieng province this morning, while a 227 kilogram Mk 82 bomb was safely removed yesterday from Kirirom National Park. The chemical bombs contain 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile (CS), a type of ...
The MNX-770 Mod 1 explosive is being developed for use in 500-pound BLU-111 and 1000-pound BLU-110 general purpose bombs, which are also referred to as the Mk-82 and the Mk-83, respectively, the company said Thursday. Aerojet Rocketdyne said the explosive employs characteristics that make ...
Lee also said the Air Force “took the unusual measure of placing F-5 fighters from the 10th Fighter Wing in Suwon and A-37 attack aircraft from the 3rd Training Wing in Sacheon on standby with MK-82 bombs.” Attorney Lee Geun-ri, head of a special Ministry of National Defense committee investigating the ...
The AT-802U was introduced in 2009 can carry a 3 600 kg payload on 11 hardpoints that includes Mk 82 bombs, Hellfire missiles, M260 rocket launchers and GAU-19 Gatling guns. Useful load is 4 000 kg after armour has been fitted. According to Air Tractor, the AT-802U is protected by cockpit and engine ...
A team of divers from the Cambodian Mine Action Centre recovered a large bomb dropped from US planes during the war in the 1970s in Kandal province yesterday. Heng Ratana, the director-general of the centre, said the 500-pound US-made MK82 aircraft bomb was found by his divers in Samrong ...

US Air Force Airmen assemble MK-82 general purpose bombs during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 15-2, in Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska on May 1, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. Jan 9, 2018, 3:57 am SGT. More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article. Permalink: http://str.sg/oJBc. Copy.
At present, Afghan Air Force A-29s employ 250-pound class Mk 81 and 500-pound class Mk 82 iron bombs, unguided 70mm rockets, and the aircraft's two wing-mounted .50 caliber machine guns. The Pentagon and the Resolute Support Mission both insist the lack of a precision munitions capability has ...
That's interesting in it of itself because these missions come with the involvement of 500-pound class Mk 82 “dumb bombs” that are being dropped to reshape the country's terrain. Shortly after, a spokesperson from the US Air Forces Central Command clarified that the mission was more complex than just ...
The B-1B Lancer reportedly only simulated the bombing, while the two F-15K fighter jets of the ROKAF used live-fire MK-82 ordnance. “The Republic of Korea and U.S. Air Force showed off the allies' determination and capability for strong punishment in response to North Korea's nuclear and missile threats ...
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) is scheduled to begin the removal of two chemical bombs in Svay Rieng province this morning, while a 227 kilogram Mk 82 bomb was safely removed yesterday from Kirirom National Park. The chemical bombs contain 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile (CS), a type of ...
Two unexploded Mk 82 bombs, legacies of the US bombing of Cambodia in the 1970s, were unearthed on Sunday in a hole in Kandal province's Kandal Stung district, according to a police official. Men Navin, head of explosives management at the Kandal provincial police station, said that the bombs ...
Center director-general Heng Ratana said underwater demining experts removed the MK-82 bomb from an aquaculture pond. ... Last week, two unexploded MK-82 bombs were removed by CMAC officials from the Tonle Sap lake in Kampong Chhnang province after fishermen and local authorities raised ...
Multiple bomb fragments at the scene appear to confirm the use of American-produced MK-82 guided bombs. ... MK82 guided bomb.The serial number will ... The U.S. has supplied Saudi Arabia with more than $20 billion worth of weapons during its Yemen campaign, including thousands of MK-82 bombs.
General Dynamics has won $39 contract to supply MK82-1, MK82-6, MK84-10 bomb bodies to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, France and Iraq. Work is expected to be completed by December 31, 2017. According to FAS, The MK-82 is a free-fall, non-guided general purpose [GP] 500-pound bomb.
At Dubai, the static aircraft carried seven Tawazun Mk 82 P3 GPS-guided bombs (with two bombs on twin carriers on the central under-wing pylon) and with South Korean seven-round LIG Nex1 LOGIR imaging infrared precision rocket pods on the outboard pylons. Avibras Skyfire-70 and Equipaer 70mm ...
Beyond the same sensor and systems payloads, the Anka II will also be able to carry two Mk 82 unguided bombs, he said. Ozmen also said the first two Anka-S (SATCOM) UAVs were delivered to the Turkish Air Force on 1 February. He noted that all other Turkish armed forces are equipped with the original ...
... anti-tank missiles, cannon, a sighting system, helmet system and cockpit/avionics upgrades. For Mi-24 upgrades, systems can include a night vision compatible cockpit, EOS 420 or Argos 550 main sight, Ingwe or Ba'er guided missiles, a G1 cannon turret and Mk 82 bombs. PAT Airborne Systems Division ...
At that time, the Air Force got F-5 fighter jets and A-37 warplanes, both loaded with MK-82 bombs, ready for a possible mission in two other cities, the committee said. However, it failed to find any clear evidence that the aircraft planned to bomb Gwangju. It cited limits to collecting additional documents and ...
That included tens of thousands of pounds of conventional bombs, as the B-52—particularly the -D model with the Big Belly modification—could comfortably carry eighty-four five-hundred-pound Mk 82 or forty-two 750-pound M117 conventional bombs in the bomb bay and another twenty-four bombs on ...
That's interesting in it of itself because these missions come with the involvement of 500-pound class Mk 82 “dumb bombs” that are being dropped to reshape the country's terrain. Shortly after, a spokesperson from the US Air Forces Central Command clarified that the mission was more complex than just ...
The B-1B Lancer reportedly only simulated the bombing, while the two F-15K fighter jets of the ROKAF used live-fire MK-82 ordnance. “The Republic of Korea and U.S. Air Force showed off the allies' determination and capability for strong punishment in response to North Korea's nuclear and missile threats ...
... (consisting of MXU-650C/B AFGs, MAU-209C/B or MAU-168L/B CCGs, and MK-82 or BLU-111B/B bomb bodies); and 60 FMU-152 or FMU-139D/B fuzes. Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at ihs.com/contact.
Reporting from Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, Aviation Week's Lara Seligman was the first to get a hint of these operations, noting that Air Force B-52s had flown “terrain denial” missions over Afghanistan loaded with dozens of 500-pound class Mk 82 “dumb bombs.” But in an Email to The War Zone, an U.S. Air ...
... bombs, as the B-52—particularly the -D model with the Big Belly modification—could comfortably carry eighty-four five-hundred-pound Mk 82 ...
A-7E Corsair II (BuNo 159658) from attack squadron VA-15 Valions on 1 June 1976, armed with ten 227 kg (500 lb) Mk 82 bombs. VA-15 was ...
The six A-29s are equipped with avionics that manage the release of unguided munitions, such as Mk-81 and Mk-82 bombs, as well as guided ...
... time who were allegedly ordered on standby with their fighter jets loaded with MK-82 bombs three to four days after the start of the uprising.
The putschists dropped four MK-82 bombs on the facility using F-16 aircraft. FETO and its U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gulen orchestrated the ...
... time who were allegedly ordered on standby with their fighter jets loaded with MK-82 bombs three to four days after the start of the uprising.
... as saying they were ordered to stand by with their fighter jets loaded with MK-82 bombs three to four days after the outbreak of the uprising.
Novosadska policija uhapsila je M. K. (82) i odredila mu zadržavanje do 48 sati, zbog osnovane sumnje da je učinio krivično delo polno uznemiravanje.
133 'Twin Tail' Squadron, armed with AIM-7 Sparrow and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, but also six Mk.82 bombs mounted on a multiple-ejector ...
Each would carry 108 bombs, presumably five-hundred-pound Mk. 82 conventional high-explosive bombs. The bombers would be refueled by ...
... while a 227 kilogram Mk 82 bomb was safely removed yesterday from ... province's Phnom Sruoch district, authorities removed an Mk-82, the ...
As part of today's “routine” training exercise, US jets few alongside four South Korean F-15K jet fighters to drop MK-82, MK-84 and GBU-32 ...
The US, South Korea, and Japan conducted joint military exercises over and near the Korean Peninsula on Monday in a show of force to North ...
The modification will provide for 10,933 Mk82-6, 866 Mk84-4 and 1,365 Mk84-10 bomb bodies for Australia, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in ...
It was joined by four South Korean F-15K fighter jets armed with MK-82 bombs, two US Forces Korea's F-16 jets and two KC-135 tanker ...


 

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