GP Bomb


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GP BombGeneral Purpose Bomb (weapon)
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Destructor mines and GP bombs differ only in fuzing and (sometimes) in the tail kit attached to the bomb body.
Except that in action JDAM behaves much differently than a GP bomb. While both are free-fall ordnance, the GP bomb follows a ballistic trajectory once free of the airplane with no course correction possible.
I was up for a good-deal, section, low-altitude pop hop with two live 500-pound GP bombs and 250 rounds of 20mm bullets.