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Also Known As: BLU-108/B
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Textron
Parent System: BLU-108
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Description: The BLU-108 is an advanced submunition designed to effectively engage and destroy armored vehicles. Each BLU-108 contains four armor-penetrating projectiles equipped with infrared sensors to detect armored targets. These four armor penetrating projectiles are sensitive to the target's heat.

Once the BLU-108 warhead has been dropped from its dispenser, a parachute takes care of stabilizing it. At a pre-programmed altitude determined by a radar altimeter the BLU-108's ignites initiating the ascent. The submunition the releases its four projectiles lofted over the target area. The four shaped skeet infrared sensing armor penetrating projectiles use top-attack profile to hit the target where the armor is weaker increasing the odds for a successful kill.

As of 2005, the BLU-108 warhead has been integrated into the CBU-97/CBU-105 Sensor Fuzed Weapon and the AGM-154B JSOW standoff weapon.

BLU-108 Applications

Defensive Weapons CBU-97 SFW Offensive Weapons AGM-154B JSOW

BLU-108 News

There are 2 news between
6 Apr 2010 and 9 Feb 2011
Wednesday, February 9, 2011Textron Receives Order to Supply Sensor Fuzed Weapons to Indian Air Force
Tuesday, April 6, 2010South Korea to Integrate Sensor Fuzed Weapon with FA-50 Golden Eagle Aircraft

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