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CBU-75 Sadeye
BLU-26

The CBU-75 Sadeye is a cluster bomb unit filled with 1,800 one- pound bomblets such as the BLU-26. This submunition is a cast steel shell with aerodynamic vanes and 0.7 pound of TNT in which 600 razor-sharp steel shards are imbedded. The BLU-26 can be equipped with fuses to explode upon impact, several yards above ground, or some time after landing. It is lethal up to about 40 feet. The CBU-75 has a total lethal area more than double that of a standard 2,000-pound bomb, the equivalent of 157 football fields.

Specifications

Weight: pounds
Length: inches
Diameter: inches
Guidance: None
Control: None
Autopilot: None
Propulsion: None
Warhead:
Fuse:
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