MAS Paveway

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Military Aircraft Systems
Air-to-Ground Weapons
Paveway II & Paveway III
Paveway II & Paveway III
Precision laser guided bomb
Aircraft:
• Tornado GR4
• Harrier GR7
• Jaguar GR3
• Typhoon F2
Paveway II
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Paveway II is a precision laser-guided bomb which can be dropped from
low or medium level and is homed onto its target by an airborne TIALD pod
or from troops on the ground using a laser designator.
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The bomb’s guidance package steers the bomb onto the source of reflected
laser energy.
Dimensions:
Length: 3.68m
Width: 0.42m
Weight: 546kg
Paveway III
Paveway III
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Paveway III is a larger, upgraded LGB and is designed specifically to defeat
hardened targets such as protected underground command posts.
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Paveway III equips Tornado GR4 aircraft
Dimensions:
Length: 4.45m
Width: 0.92m
Weight: 1141kg
Enhanced Paveway II & Paveway III
Enhanced Paveway II
Precision laser guided bomb
Aircraft:
• Tornado GR4
• Harrier GR7
Enhanced Paveway II
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The Enhanced Paveway II laser-guided weapon gives the RAF the ability to
strike static, mobile and armoured targets accurately in all weathers and for
24-hours a day.
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EPWII is based on Paveway II.
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Once released, EPW is fully autonomous in cases where there is cloud
cover over the target which may obstruct the laser and prevent weapon
guidance.
Enhanced Paveway III
Precision laser guided bomb
Aircraft:
• Tornado GR4
Enhanced Paveway III
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The Enhanced Paveway III laser-guided weapon gives the RAF the ability
to strike static, mobile and armoured targets accurately in all weathers and
for 24-hours a day.
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EPWIII is based on Paveway III.
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Once released, EPW is fully autonomous in cases where there is cloud
cover over the target which may obstruct the laser and prevent weapon
guidance.
Enhanced Paveway II & Paveway III
Enhanced Paveway II & Paveway III
Enhanced Paveway II & Paveway III
Enhanced Paveway II
Dimensions:
Length: 3.68m
Width: 0.42m
Weight: 545kg
Enhanced Paveway III
Dimensions:
Length: 4.39m
Width: 0.92m
Weight: 1130kg
Paveway IV
Paveway IV
Low-cost, all-weather, 24-hour precision
guided bomb
Aircraft:
• Harrier GR9
• Tornado GR4
• Typhoon F2
Paveway IV
Paveway IV
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This advanced and highly accurate weapon provides the RAF with a stateof-the-art precision guided bomb.
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It replaces the Paveway II weapons and the 505kg unguided generalpurpose bombs.
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Equipped with the latest Global Positioning Guidance technology, Paveway
IV is a low-cost, all-weather, 24-hour precision bomb capable of destroying
the majority of general-purpose targets while significantly minimising
collateral damage.
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The first platform to receive the weapon was the Harrier GR9 with Tornado
GR4 and Typhoon F2 following.
Paveway IV
Dimensions:
Length: 3.1m
Width: 0.42m
Weight: 225kg
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