US Bomb, 1000 lb GP, Mk 83

 

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Description

These are general-purpose low drag (GPLD) high explosive (HE) filled bombs. They can be used against personnel, moderately reinforced concrete, and light armor. Both fragmentation and blast effect are produced.

See Also

1000 lb GP, BLU-110A/B

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

Iraq Ordnance Identification Guide (2004)

Afghanistan Ordnance ID Guide, Volume 1 (2004)

TM 9-1325-200, Bombs and Bomb Components (1966)

OP 2216, Volume 1 - Aircraft Bombs, Fuzes, and Associated Components (1960)

OP 1280, Aircraft Bombs (1955)