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GBU-28 Bunker Buster  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1991
Total Production: 300
Unitary Cost: USD$145,000
Also Known As: EGBU-28B/B and GBU-28B/B
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Raytheon
Parent System: Paveway
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1968
Total Production: 353,000
Family Members: EGBU-24 Paveway III, EGBU-27 Paveway III, GBU-10 Paveway II, GBU-12 Paveway II, GBU-16 Paveway II, GBU-24 Paveway III, GBU-27 Paveway III, GBU-28C/B, GBU-48 Paveway II, GBU-49 Paveway II, GBU-50 Paveway II, GBU-58 Paveway and Paragon
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Description: The GBU-28 is a special bomb developed for penetrating bunkers located deep underground. GBU-28 consists of a modified tube of artillery fitted with an added laser guidance package, the same used on the GBU-27 bomb. The GBU-28 fulfils the requirements of the US Air Force for penetrating Iraqi bunkers located deep underground during the Gulf war in 1991. The GBU-28 can penetrate more than six meters of concrete or more than 30 meters of earth.

The GBU-28 bunker-buster bomb armed with the BLU-113 penetrator warhead has been employed during Desert Storm (1991) and Enduring Freedom (2002) military operations, over Iraq and Afghanistan respectively.

GBU-28 Bunker Buster Applications

Combat Aircraft B-2A Spirit

GBU-28 Bunker Buster Specifications

Diameter: 370 millimeter (14.6 inch)
Length: 7.62 meter (300 inch)
Wingspan: 1.65 meter (65 inch)
CEP: 9 meter
Max Range: 9,500 meter (5.13 nautical mile)
Piercing in Concrete: 6 meter
Underground Penetration: 30 meter (98 foot)
Warhead: 286 kilogram (631 pound)
Weight: 2,002 kilogram (4,414 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

GBU-28 Bunker Buster News

There are 4 news between
26 Apr 2005 and 19 May 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015FMS: Israel Seeks 29,350 JDAM and Paveway Bombs, 3,000 Hellfire Missiles and 250 AIM-120C Missiles
Thursday, August 30, 2007US Air Force GBU-28 to Get SAASM Anti-Jamming Guidance Module
Friday, August 3, 2007FMS: Israel to Procure Various Munitions and Weapon Systems
Tuesday, April 26, 2005FMS: Israel Interested in Bunker Buster Bombs

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