Local Ammunition to Brazil

Local Ammunition to Brazil April 11, 2019

AEQ, operating in Brazil, announced that it is about to complete the development phase of the free fall bomb. BPEN 2000-named ammunition can be released from tactical aircraft and it has ability of penetrate concrete.

BPEN 2000, which started its development activities in 2017, is expected to undergo a test phase within the next six months. 2000 pounds weighing bomb already received orders from an foreign customer said. Ammunition has steel alloy and tungsten body and explosive fill of 237 kilograms. The filler can vary depending on the user demands as Tritonal, Comp B or Thermobaric explosive types. BPEN 2000 is supported with small fins to ensure stabilization during the fall and electronic proximity fuze.

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