STRIKE Training

To complete Strike qualification you're expected to perform Air-To-Ground Weapon Management & Employment,

AG Gun & Rockets, Deployment Modes, Unguided Munitions,

LITNING Pod Operations, Guided Munitions, Strike Based Formations & Maneuvering, Strike Operations & Mission Planning, Strike Operations...

Weapons Introduction

MK 80 Series

The Mark 82 is an unguided, low-drag general-purpose bomb,With a normal weight of 500 lb 

(227 kg) 

The Mark 83 is an unguided

low-drag general-purpose bomb The normal weight of the bomb is 1,000 lb (454 kg)

The Mark 84 is an unguided

low-drag general-purpose bomb The normal weight of the bomb is 2,000 lb (907 kg)

The Mk82 SnakeEye is a modified Mk82 bomb with deployable air brakes. The brakes deploy just after the bomb is launched, allowing

low-altitude bombing with reduced risk of blowing up the bomber aircraft,With a normal weight of 500 lb (227 kg)

The Mk82 Y (air) is a modifed Mk82 bomb with deyployablewith a BSU-49 high drag tail assembly. The "ballute" air bag, which deploys from the tail, provides a high speed, low altitude delivery capability by quickly slowing the bomb and allowing the aircraft to escape the blast pattern. 

Cluster Series

The MK-20 Rockeye is a free-fall, unguided cluster weapon designed to kill tanks and armored vehicles

The CBU-99 Cluster Bomb is an American cluster bomb which is employed primarily in an anti-tank mode. used against armored vehicles.

Paveway Series 

The GBU-12 consists of a MK-82

500-pound bomb modified with a common Paveway II laser guidance kit

The GBU-16 consists of a MK-83 1,000-pound bomb modified with a common Paveway II laser guidance kit

The GBU-10 consists of an MK-84 2,000 pound bomb with an added laser guidance package

JDAM Series

The GBU-38 is a 500lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition) Composed of a MK-82 with the joint direct attack munitions guidance system, GPS Guided

The GBU-31 is a 2000lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition) Composed of a MK-84 with the joint direct attack munitions guidance system, GPS Guided

The GBU-31(V)3/B is a 2000lb

HIGH PENITRATION 

JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition)

Composed of a MK-84 with the joint direct attack munitions guidance system, GPS Guided.

Maverick Series

The AGM-65F Uses a Thermal infrared guidance system optimized for fortified installations with a penetrating blast-fragmentation warhead (140 kg (300 lb)

The AGM-65E uses a laser designator guidance system optimized for fortified installations and heavier penetrating blast-fragmentation warhead (140 kg (300 lb)  

JSOW Series

The AGM-154A Is a Fire and forget (Joint Standoff Weapon) JSOW That is capable of hitting targets from 50 NM away with GPS guidance in either Pre planed or Target of Opportunity modes it destroys the target via cluster munitions Deployed from the tip of the missile

The AGM-154C Is a Fire and forget (Joint Standoff Weapon) JSOW That is capable of hitting targets from 50 NM away with GPS guidance in either Pre planed or Target of Opportunity modes it destroys the target via the 500lb 

(225 kg) Warhead in the missile

Anti Radiation 

The AGM-88 HARM (High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile) is a tactical, air-to-surface anti-radiation missile designed to home in on electronic transmissions coming from surface-to-air radar systems.

Cruise missiles

The AGM-84E SLAM (Stand-Off Land Attack Missile) Block 1E is an intermediate range weapon system designed to provide day, night and adverse weather precision strike capability against high value land targets and ships in port 80NM RANGE used in conjunction with an AWW 13 data link pod For REQUIRED terminal guidence 

The AGM-84D Harpoon Block 1D is an intermediate range weapon system designed to provide day, night and adverse weather precision anti ship capability against ships in open ocean  the Harpoon's active radar guidance, warhead design, and low-level,

sea-skimming cruise trajectory assure high survivability and effectiveness

MISC Weapons and Decoys

The AGM-62 Walleye is a television-guided glide bomb used in conjunction with an AWW 13 data link pod with a weight of 2000lb