HGK (bomb)

The HGK guidance kit (HGK, Turkish: Hassas Güdüm Kiti / Precision Guidance Kit), developed by TÜBİTAK-SAGE, is a GPS/INS guidance kit that converts bombs range from 227 kg (500 pounds) to 907 kg (2000-lb) Mark 84 bombs into smart weapons. It enables precision strike capability in all weather conditions with long range at a dispersion of 6 m (20 ft).[2]

HGK - Hassas Güdüm Kiti - Precision Guided Munition Kit
TypeGuided bomb
Place of originTurkey
Service history
In service2004
Used byTurkish Air Force
Production history
ManufacturerTÜBİTAK-SAGE
Specifications
Mass500, 1000 or 2000 pounds
WarheadMK-82, MK-83 or MK-84 warheads

Operational
range
15nm(28km)
Accuracy6 meters CEP INS/GPS
10 meters CEP INS only[1]
Launch
platform
F-4, F-16, Future application F-35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TÜBITAK-SAGE Press Release" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 December 2011. Retrieved 25 December 2011.
  2. ^ "TÜBİTAK SAGE". Archived from the original on 26 March 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2012.