US Bomb, Guided, GBU-27/B

 

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Description

These are air-to-surface hard target penetrator guided bombs with a low level laser guidance system. Target illumination is achieved by a laser illumination device which may be ground mounted or carried in a target spotting aircraft. The GBUs are designed to penetrate subsurface multilayered hardened underground target structures when a high degree of accuracy is required. The GBU-27/B consists of a WGU-25/B, WGU-25A/B, or a WGU-39/B guidance control unit and a BSU-88/B airfoil group attached to a 2,000 pound (907 kilogram) BLU-109/B penetrator bomb.

See Also

2000 lb Penetrator, BLU-109/B

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

Iraq Ordnance Identification Guide (2004)

Afghanistan Ordnance ID Guide, Volume 1 (2004)