Tuesday, June 6, 2023

US to sell GBU-39 Small Diameter Bombs to Belgian Air Force

The Belgian Air Force has begun the acquisition of bombs for more planes, small size (approximately 125 kg instead of the double for the ammunition usually dropped in recent operations, as in Iraq), but she will have in principle only towards the At the end of 2017, partly because of the duration of the deliveries.

Belgian Air Force will get a whole set of new GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) is a 250 lb (110 kg) precision-guided glide bomb that is intended to provide aircraft with the ability to carry a higher number of more accurate bombs.

The GBU-39 are, in most of the small quantity of explosives prevailed, equipped with wings in the shape of a rhombus who deploy after dropping, allowing them to get high and increase their range to tens of kilometers, all By Reducing the risk of collateral damage.


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Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense adviser and a consultant. He graduated in business management and worked at leading European defense companies before becoming a military journalist. read more