Turkish Air Force Test-Fires HGK-84 Precision Guidance Kit
Turkish Air Force Test-Fires HGK-84 Precision Guidance Kit

Turkish Air Force Test-Fires HGK-84 Precision Guidance Kit

Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) F-16 has conducted a successful test of its indigenously-developed HGK-84 LAB laser-guided bomb (LGB), the Turkish Ministry of National Defence (Millî Savunma Bakanlığı) announced on Monday. It also shared a 41-second video of the launch on Twitter. The HGK-84 is a GPS/INS guidance kit that turns existing 2,000-pound (908-kilogram) MK-84 general-purpose bombs and penetrator bombs into air-to-ground smart bombs), developed by TÜBİTAK-SAGE.

Turkish Air Force Test-Fires HGK-84 Precision Guidance Kit
Turkish Air Force Test-Fires HGK-84 Precision Guidance Kit

Hassas Güdüm Kiti or Precision Guidance Kit enables precision strike capability in all weather conditions with long range at a dispersion of 6 m (20 ft). HGK Mission Planning Suite is stand alone platform for mission planning of both the parent aircraft and weapon. For integration to existing mission planning systems, a store unique planning component is also availible. Ruggedized Weapon Testing Equipment provides a complete solution to aircraft and HGK weapon systems testing down to component level.

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