FPG-82

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FPG-82
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)[2]
Produced 2013- (scheduled)[3]
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[edit]

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

Characteristics[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brazil's new glide bomb from Friuli, AIR-TO-SURFACE". Jane's Intelligence Review. 3 May 2011. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Silveira, Virgínia (8 January 2010). Brandimarte, Vera, ed. "Friuli vai ampliar presença nos setores de defesa e aeroespacial". Valor Economico (in Portuguese) (Sao Paulo, Brazil). ISSN 1517-9710. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "FPG-82 Sistema Friuli De Planeio E Guiamento" (in Portuguese). Friuli Aeroespacial. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Trimble (2011), p. 9
  5. ^ a b Wall (2012), p. 80
Bibliography
  • Trimble, Stephen (26 April 2011). Morrison, Murdo, ed. "Brazil's Arms Sector Blooms". Flight International (Sutton, UK: Reed Business Information) 179 (5288): 9. ISSN 0015-3710. 
  • Wall, Robert (23 April 2012). Velocci, Anthony, ed. "Guided Trajectory". Aviation Week & Space Technology (New York, USA: McGraw-Hill): 79–80. ISSN 0005-2175. ;

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