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GBU-54 Laser JDAM  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2007
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: LJDAM and Mk-82 Laser JDAM
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Boeing
Parent System: Laser JDAM
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2007
Total Production: ?
Family Members: GBU-56 Laser JDAM
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Description: The Boeing Laser JDAM or LJDAM is a low-cost guidance kit that combines combat-proven JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition) GPS/INS-based (Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System) navigation with a laser seeker achieving outstanding accuracy. The weapon can be employed to engage both stationary and moving targets on the ground. Boeing developed its LJDAM solution adding a Precision Laser Guidance Set (PLGS) to JDAM guided bombs. The Boeing LJDAM was selected as one of three contenders for the joint United States Air Force (USAF) and United States Navy (USN) Dual Mode Guided Bomb (DMGB) program. The other two contenders were Lockheed Martin's DMGB and Raytheon's Enhanced Paveway II (EGBU). The joint services primary goal with the DMGB program was to bring versatility by selecting the optimal guidance mode for a given target without adding more weapon systems to the inventory.

The GBU-54 LJDAM was developed adding a laser seeker to the 500-lb GBU-38 JDAM GPS-guided bomb. It allows to engage both stationary and moving targets on the ground with reduced collateral damage thanks to the combination of the 500-lb Mk-82 warhead and the precision strike capability delivered by its dual mode guidance system. The USAF and USN have ordered the GBU-54 guided weapon as part of their efforts during the global war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. In July 2008, Germany became its first international customer for the GBU-54.

GBU-54 Laser JDAM Applications

Combat Aircraft A-10C Thunderbolt II B-1B Lancer F-15SG F-16C Block 72 F-16D Block 72 F-16E Desert Falcon F-16F Desert Falcon Tornado IDS

GBU-54 Laser JDAM Specifications

Weight: 500 pound (227 kilogram)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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GBU-54 Laser JDAM News

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019FMS: Taiwan Requests Sale of 66 F-16C/D Block 70 Fighter Jets
Monday, June 3, 2019FMS: Bulgaria Requests Sale of Eight F-16C/D Block 70/72 Aircraft
Monday, May 13, 2019US Navy Orders 12,000 Additional Precision Laser Guidance Sets
Friday, May 3, 2019FMS: Bahrain Wants Weapons to Support F-16 Block 70 and F-16V Aircraft Fleet
Monday, April 1, 2019US Air Force Orders JDAM and Laser JDAM Bomb Kits Through 2029
Monday, March 25, 2019FMS: Morocco Seeks 25 F-16C/D Block 72 Multi-Role Fighters
Wednesday, April 4, 2018FMS: Slovakia Requests Sale of 14 F-16 Block 70/72 V Aircraft
Friday, September 8, 2017FMS: Bahrain Requests Upgrade of F-16 Block 40 Aircraft to F-16V Configuration
Monday, November 16, 2015FMS: Saudi Arabia Requests Thousands of Guided Bombs
Wednesday, November 4, 2015FMS: Italy Wants to Weaponize its MQ-9 Reaper Reconnaissance Drones

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