Tag: GBU-31

Celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the Combat Debut of the B-1B Lancer
In December 1998 the B-1B would get the nod to make its combat debut as part of a four-day military response, Operation Desert Fox, to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein expelling United Nations weapons inspectors out of Iraq December 18, 2018 marked the 20-year anniversary of the first operational combat debut of the B-1B...
A mere 60 seconds after arriving on scene, Andrle used his first bomb to destroy an insurgent-infested building. Less than 20 minutes later, Andrle “cleared the rails” and delivered all his F-16’s remaining bombs The following article, titled Finding a way to win and written by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Allen, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs, gives you an idea of...
The GBU-31 is used for precision targeting on fixed objects, ranging from stationary vehicles to large building complexes The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) participated in Combat Hammer last week at Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah. As we have already explained, Combat Hammer is an exercise that evaluates weapons systems in their entirety— from the loading to the delivery...

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