Raytheon and the French Air Force successfully completed a demonstration of a penetrator variant of a Paveway GBU-50 from a Mirage 2000D multirole fighter jet.
"Raytheon is committed to delivering GBU-50's unique capabilities to our French customer,” said Mike Jarrett, vice president of Air Warfare Systems. "Raytheon offers a proven, cost effective dual mode solution that is fully compatible with the MK-84 and BLU-109."
Each Enhanced Paveway II guidance and control section is compatible with warheads ranging from the 250 pound MK-81 to the 2,000 pound MK-84 and BLU-109. Offering a range of smart fuze settings from air burst to post impact, along with selectable terminal impact angles and angle of attack control, the GBU-50 takes the capabilities of both the MK-84 and BLU-109 to a new level.
The Paveway bomb kit affordably transforms "dumb" bombs into cutting edge precision-guided munitions. The all-weather GBU-50, with its GPS/precision terminal laser guidance is in production with more than 200 units delivered to date.
The Paveway family of laser only guided and dual-mode GPS/laser-guided bombs has revolutionized tactical air-to-ground warfare. Bombs equipped with Paveway kits have been put to the test and proven themselves time and again. Paveway laser-guided bomb kits comprised the majority of air-to-ground precision-guided weapons used in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Unified Protector.
Lockheed Martin received an $84.5 million contract on Dec
Lockheed Martin's paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed with the U.S
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Raytheon UK has been awarded a 10 million pounds Sterling (approximately $16 million), four-year contract to provide continued in-service support for both current and legacy U.K
Raytheon Co. was awarded a $161,278,400 contract modification which will provide Enhanced Paveway II, III and GPS adapter kits in addition to kit spares, adapter groups, readiness test sets, bomb tool kits, Enhanced Paveway tool sets, CAMBRE adapter kits and mission planning software
The South African Department of Defence awarded Raytheon Company a contract for Paveway II laser-guided bombs. Raytheon will provide the South African military with LGB computer control groups and air foil groups that transform "dumb" bombs into precision-guided munitions for operational test and evaluation on South Africa's Gripen fighter aircraft
A US-made Paveway laser-guided bomb dropped from a Mirage 2000 aircraft failed to hit a pre-determined stationary target at night during the combat exercise, ‘Iron Fist last week. The Indian air force conducted the combat exercise at Rajastans Pokhran test facility on March 18, wherein the French aircraft fighters target was an enemy radar site
Raytheon has received its first export order for Paveway IV precision-guided bomb, following the US congressional approval to supply weapons to Saudi Arabia. Raytheon UK officials were quoted as saying by Defense News confirming that they had signed their first Paveway IV export customer, but did not identify the customer involved
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