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Guided Bomb Unit-28 (GBU-28)
BLU-113 Penetrator

Mission Offensive counter air, close air support, interdiction
Targets Fixed hard
  • penetration capability of over 20 feet of concrete
  • penetration capability of over 100 feet of earth
  • Class4,000 lb. Penetrator, Blast/Fragmentation
    Service Air Force
    ContractorLockheed (BLU-113/B)
    National Forge (BLU-113A/B)
    Program status Production
    First capability 1991
    Weight (lbs.)4,414
    Length (in.) 153 bomb body, 223 overall
    Diameter (in.)14.5 bomb body
    Explosive6471bs. Tritonal
    FuzeFMU-143 Series
    StabilizerAir Foil Group (Fins)
    Guidance method Laser (man-in-the-loop)
    Range Greater than 5 nautical miles
    Development cost Development cost is not applicable to this munition.
    Production cost $18.2 million
    Total cost $18.2 million
    Acquisition unit cost $145,600
    Production unit cost $145,600
    Quantity 125 plus additional production
    Platforms F-15E

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