Definition of Gbu-28
1. Noun. A 5,000 pound laser-guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding; used to penetrate hardened underground facilities.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gbu-28
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Literary usage of Gbu-28
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1. Future Air Force Needs for Survivability by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"SOURCES: See Imp:// www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/smart/gbu-28.htm, accessed August 22, 2006; and http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/smart/jassm.htm, ..."
2. Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War by Richard G. Davis (1998)
"Just before the cease fire, two Fl 1 IPs of the 48th Tactical Fighter Wing each carried a single gbu-28 to Command Leadership Bunker #2 at Al Taji. ..."
3. Effects of Nuclear Earth-penetrator And Other Weapons by Nas (2005)
"The Guided Bomb Unit-28 (gbu-28) is a weapon developed for penetrating ... The gbu-28 is a 5000 pound, laser-guided conventional munition that uses a 4400 ..."
4. Legacy in the Sand: Chemical Command in Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm. (1993)
"At Eglin, the vital components were united, and explosive was added.18 The process of loading the gbu-28 with explosives also challenged the men and women ..."
5. Air Power and Desert Storm by Richard B. Clark (1993)
"On the war's final dawn, a specialized penetrator, the gbu-28, destroyed Iraq's most hardened command facility. In the span of a few months, the Air Force ..."