How much does a Mk 83 weigh?


How much does a Mk 83 weigh?

The nominal weight of the bomb is 1,000 lb (454 kg), although its actual weight varies between 985 lb (447 kg) and 1,030 lb (468 kg), depending on fuze options, and fin configuration. The Mk 83 is a streamlined steel casing containing 445 lb (202 kg) of tritonal high explosive.

How much does a Mk 84 weigh?

The Mark 84 has a nominal weight of 2,000 lb (907 kg), but its actual weight varies depending on its fin, fuze options, and retardation configuration, from 1,972 to 2,083 lb (894 to 945 kg). It is a streamlined steel casing filled with 945 lb (429 kg) of Tritonal high explosive.

How much does a MK 82 bomb cost?

Mark 82 bomb

Mark 82 General Purpose (GP) Bomb
Manufacturer General Dynamics
Unit cost $2,082.50 (in 2001)
Variants GBU-12 Paveway II GBU-38 JDAM

How much does a 1000 pound bomb weigh?

around 1020 lb
Historic GP bombs Initially using most of the components of the 1000 lb GP it was decided to give it a new tail and it was built with a half-inch-thick wall. Fillings could be Amatex, Amatol, Minol, RDX and others. Actual weight was around 1020 lb (464 kg).

How big is a 2000 lb bomb?

Class 2,000 lb. General Purpose Bomb/Fragmentation
Length 129 in.
Diameter 18 in.
Explosive 945 lbs. H-6 or Tritonal

How many pounds is in a nuke?

Explosive yields come in handy when you’re talking about nuclear weapons. A nuke that weighs about 1,200 pounds—or twice as much as the GBU-12 that was used the other day—can have an explosive yield of 14 kilotons. That’s the equivalent of 14,000 metric tons of TNT, or almost 31 million pounds.

How many Jdams have been used?

From 1998 to November 2016, Boeing completed more than 300,000 JDAM guidance kits. In 2017 it built more than 130 kits per day. As of February 2020, 430,000 kits had been produced.