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MK.106


The Mk 106 is a 2.27 kilogram practice bomb used for training purposes as a low-cost low-risk alternative to live munitions. The MK-106 is used to simulate the MK 82 in high drag configuration.

MK.76/BDU-33


The Mk 76 is a 11.3 kilogram practice bomb used for training purposes as a low-cost low-risk alternative to live munitions. This 25 pound training weapon is non-explosive and has a smoke cartridge to mark the point of impact. It simulates 500, 1000 and 2000 pound bombs.



BDU-50


Practice ordnance includes the BDU-50, a 500 lb. Air Force practice bomb. The BDU-50 bombs have a spotting charge that releases a cloud of smoke on impact. The Mk-82/BDU-50 500-pound and the BDU-56 [the inert version of the MK-84 2,000-pound bomb] are also used on some targets. These inert heavyweight bombs are dropped either with a parachute for High Drag, or Slick, which has no drag device. In either case, their weight creates enough splash or dirt spray, to be easily spotted without using an explosive charge.

Delivery of a BDU-50 High Drag Bomb from a low altitude, low dive angle results in the bomb impacting at or near the target and has very little or no ricochet, due to the aerodynamic effect of the high drag retard device.





    

Targets are Strike-, Multi-purpose-, Inert/Rockets-, HE Strafe- and LGB primary & secondary targets and also Ad-hoc targets.All forward firing will be conform the range orders with the mandatory attack heading of 321'degrees.

In the period from 15 September to 28 February, air forces have permission to throw up to 70 real bombs.

Live MK-82 bombing

Cornfield-targets

A= LGB primary and secundary targets. Practice, Inert and Live (not available)

B= Strafe panel (21x8ft Panel). Max.30mm except A-10. Only Target Practice ammo.

C= HE targets (Row of 3 armoured Tanks run-in 321'). Target Practice and War ammo up to 30mm.

D= Alternate bomb target.Also called Heap of Junk.Practice and inert. (not available)

E= Inert bomb/Rocket target. Practice and Inert bombs and Rockets.

F= Multi purpose target (150Ft circle Tank in center). Practice bombs only.

G= Strike target (500Ft circle Tank in center). Practice and Inert bombs.

H= Live 1 bomb target area. Live bombs. (Only on request)

I= Live 2 bomb target area. Live bombs. (Only on request)
(Was the Clusterbomb target area. Clusterbombs.(not available))



 

 

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