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FPG-82
File:Friuli FPG-82.jpeg
Concept of the FPG-82
Type Bomb
Place of origin  Brazil
Production history
Designed July 2010[1]
Manufacturer Friuli Aeroespacial
Unit cost US$25,000 (2010)[3]
Produced 2013- (scheduled)[2]
Specifications

Operational
range
75-80 km[1]
Guidance
system
GPS / INS.
Launch
platform
Combat aircraft

The FPG-82 is a INS/GPS guided wing-kit for Mk-82-class bombs, under development by Friuli Aeroespacial, for the Brazilian Air Force.[4]

Service

The FPG-82 will equip the Brazilian Air Force's F-5BR and AMX, and Brazilian Naval Aviation A-4.[5]

Characteristics

The kit adds a 40 kg GPS/INS navigation system in a tail fairing and pop-out wing in a dorsal saddleback fairing enabling a 7:1 glade ratio aiming to crease standoff range up to 80 km.[5]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Brazil's new glide bomb from Friuli, AIR-TO-SURFACE". Jane's Intelligence Review. 3 May 2011. http://articles.janes.com/articles/Janes-Missiles-And-Rockets-2011/Brazil-s-new-glide-bomb-from-Friuli.html. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  2. "FPG-82 Sistema Friuli De Planeio E Guiamento" (in Portuguese). Friuli Aeroespacial. http://www.friuli.ind.br/projetos/FPG-82.php. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  3. Silveira, Virgínia (8 January 2010). "Friuli vai ampliar presença nos setores de defesa e aeroespacial". In Brandimarte, Vera (in Portuguese). Sao Paulo, Brazil. ISSN 1517-9710. http://www.investe.sp.gov.br/noticias/lenoticia.php?id=10512. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  4. Trimble (2011), p. 9
  5. 5.0 5.1 Wall (2012), p. 80
Bibliography
  • Trimble, Stephen (26 April 2011). "Brazil's Arms Sector Blooms". In Morrison, Murdo. Sutton, UK: Reed Business Information. p. 9. ISSN 0015-3710. 
  • Wall, Robert (23 April 2012). "Guided Trajectory". In Velocci, Anthony. New York, USA: McGraw-Hill. pp. 79–80. ISSN 0005-2175. ;

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