FT Feiteng Beidou-guided bombs
Since the Zhuhai Air Show in 2012, China has exhibited various types of precision-guided small bombs developed by the Aerospace and Weaponry Group, which are mainly used to detect and fight integrated drones, such as the FT-9 50 kg small bomb and the FT-10 25 Kilogram small bombs, YZ-200 laser guided bombs, .GB50 (GB7) 50 kg and GB100 100 kg guided bombs, CS/BBM1 100 kg laser guided bombs. These guided bombs can be equipped with a penetrating warhead to accurately strike solid targets in underground shelters.
The FT series of bombs and the LeiShi-6 (LS-6) series of precision-guided bombs developed by China's Luoyang Solar Technology Development Center (a subsidiary of AVIC) are direct competitors. From the point of view of design concept, the "Fei Teng" series is equivalent to the collection of American JDAM, JDAM-ER, SDB precision guided bombs, which include both tail guidance and wing components designed for traditional low-resistance bombs, extended-range folding gliding wing components, It also includes specially designed small-diameter bombs and mini-bombs, all of which use interface protocols compatible with Western standards and can be mounted on various Western fighter jets. This makes the Aerospace Long March the only company outside the United States that can provide such a complete product line of guided bombs, greatly improving its competitiveness in the international market.
In 2012 China Aerospace Changzheng International Trade Group Co., Ltd. launched its "Feiteng" series of bomb new products to the international market, including FT-3A, FT-6A and FT-7 bombs. The company is a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Group. The launch of new products means that the full range of "Feiteng" series bombs has been introduced to the international market.
In 2016 China Aerospace Long March International Trade Corporation launched its new "Fei Teng" series of bombs to the international market, including FT-3A, FT-6A and FT-7 bombs. The company is a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. The launch of new products means that the entire series of "Fei Teng" bombs has been introduced to the international market.
The Beidou satellite system is the basis for the precise guidance of the "Feiteng" series of bomb. According to the data, China's "Fei Teng" series of guided bombs use electronic interfaces that meet Western standards, and all kinds of aircraft on the international market can use this series of weapons.
The China Academy of Launch Vehicles said that its full range of FT bombs are equipped with Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) guidance devices. The company officially stated that they do not have to rely on US-controlled GPS systems. According to Chinese media reports, these bomb systems can Compatible with GPS system, Russian GLONASS system, can also use China's "Beidou" satellite positioning system receiver.
China launched its fifth new-generation Beidou satellite on February 3 this year, which is also the 21st satellite of the Beidou system. The first 16 "Beidou" satellites formed a positioning system covering China and surrounding areas. Its first new-generation satellite, the 17th Beidou satellite, was launched in March 2015. With the launch of the satellite as a sign, the Beidou system began to develop global navigation capabilities. According to Ran Chengqi, director of the China Satellite Navigation System Management Office, the Beidou Navigation System spokesperson, by the end of 2018, it is expected that 18 Beidou satellites will be launched.
It can be seen that the weight of the "Feiteng" series ranges from 25 kilograms to 700 kilograms. The range is from 20 kilometers to 150 kilometers. The equipment is extended from the drone to the bomber. The most powerful and far-reaching range is The FT-12 rocket boosted the guided bomb.
From the design concept, the "Feiteng" series is equivalent to the collection of JDAM, JDAM-ER, and SDB precision-guided bombs in the United States, including the tail guidance and wing assembly for the traditional low-resistance bomb, and the extended-range folding glider assembly. It also includes specially designed small diameter bombs and mini bombs, all of which are compatible with Western standard interface protocols and can be mounted on a variety of Western fighters. This makes the Aerospace Long March the only company outside the United States that can provide such a complete line of guided bombs, greatly improving its competitiveness in the international market.
Although the traditional laser-guided bombs have high precision, the aiming pods of the aircraft are easily blocked by low-altitude clouds or ground dust when they are irradiated with lasers. Therefore, the "Feiteng" series of FT-1500 kg guided bombs was changed to a revolutionary satellite guidance technology, and the Beidou satellite navigation system was used to correct the accumulated error of the Strapdown Inertial Navigation System (SINS), achieving a higher guidance. Precision. A guided bomb with higher precision was obtained at a lower cost. The drop height of the FT-1 is 5000-12000 meters, and the throwing speed is 600-1000 km/h. At this time, the circular probability error is only 20 meters. It has the characteristics of high precision, all-weather day and night combat, no post-launch, and high efficiency.
The low cost of the FT-1 is also manifested in the modularization of the missile. The missile consists of three parts: the warhead, the guided tail assembly, and the wing. Only the latter two modules are newly manufactured, and the warhead is from stock 500 kg. Class low resistance missile. The guided tail assembly has four flight control airfoils, and the guidance and control system of the missile is fully accommodated in the caudal vertebra. In the war, the warhead is simply attached to the warhead, and the simple wing is fixed with a steel belt. Turning the traditional "stupid bomb" into an all-weather guided bomb. From the current US military JDAM guidance components in large quantities to purchase more than 20,000 US dollars, the cost of FT-1 guidance components should be significantly lower than this price. The FT-1 has a range of 20 kilometers when thrown at the maximum throwing height of 12,000 meters. This means that the fighters do not have to bombard and bomb, and they can complete the mission outside the enemy's short-range air defense fire range.
The Feiteng-1 (FT-1) 500 kg precision guided bomb is equipped with a guidance device on an ordinary aviation bomb and is controlled by aerodynamics. When using the general aviation fleet of 500 kg bombs original tail unit is removed, installed by the INS and GPS receiver, an external article from the prize money to send cabbage Network AllianceThe guidance and control components that control the composition of the rudder surface are collected and modified into precision guided bombs, which are suitable for all carriers equipped with organic carrier inertia. Feiteng precision guided bombs can also be selected from GPS receivers, GLONASS receivers or Beidou receivers. The guidance mode inertial navigation + GPS (or other) is flexible and diverse. The range is 7 to 18 kilometers, the altitude is 5000 to 12000 meters, and the carrier speed is M0. When the delivery is 6 to 0.9, the hit accuracy is < 30 meters.
The China Academy of Launch Vehicles under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Group first introduced the FT-1 and FT-3 precision guided bombs developed by the company to the international market at the 2006 Zhuhai Air Show. Since then, the "Feiteng" family has expanded to include FT-2, FT-5, FT-6, FT-9, FT-10 and FT-12, covering a wide range of bombs from 25 kg to 1000 kg. The tail end of the FT-6 bomb is simpler than the FT-4, and the shape of the projectile is sharper, conforming to the shape of the US MK.82 bomb.
Aerospace Changzheng International Trade Co., Ltd. by 2017 "Feiteng" series of guided bombs have formed a complete family of precision-guided bombs, including FT-1500 kg guided bombs, FT-2500 kg glide guided bombs, FT-3250 kg guided bombs, and FT-3A250 kg satellite/laser composite guidance. Bomb, FT-4250kg gliding guided bomb, FT-5100kg guided bomb, FT-6500 lb. gliding guided bomb, FT-6A500 lb satellite/laser compound gliding guided bomb, FT-7130 kg gliding guided bomb, FT-950 kg guidance The bomb, the FT-1025 kg guided bomb, and the FT-12 rocket boosted the guided bomb.
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