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IAI to unveil new dual mode bomb at Paris Airshow

Medium-weight Laser Guided Bomb (MLGB).

JERUSALEM (BNS): Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil a new advanced Medium-weight Laser Guided Bomb (MLGB) at the upcoming Paris Airshow, opening at Le Bourget exhibition centre on 20th June.

MLGB is a dual mode Laser Guided/ GPS guided weapon optimized for Light Attack aircraft.

MLGB is 170 cm long and weighs about 115 kg, of which the bulk, is the capable warhead. Precise homing of the MLGB is achieved against both stationary and moving targets, taking advantage of its laser homing capability.

Its fixed wings are in a cruciform configuration and spans 82 cm. and it is carried by standard 14" lugs.

The MLGB includes an advanced multi-mode fuse that allows for height, impact or delayed (penetration capable) operation.

Carriage and release envelope are compatible with fighters and light combat aircraft.

According to the IAI, the MLGB boasts optimal navigation and guidance capabilities, achieving hit accuracies of better than 1m CEP in SAL (Semi Active Laser) mode, and GPS accuracies in GPS mode.


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