HGK-82 Became Operational

HGK-82 Became Operational 11 August, 2019

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Defence Industry Research and Development Institute (SAGE), has said HGK-82 (Precision Guidance Kit-82) has become operational. TUBITAK SAGE, announced from the official Twitter account that it is used four times.

Kit developed by TÜBİTAK SAGE gives precision and range to classical bomb. The kits are installed on MKEK production of 500 lbs class Mk-82 type general-purpose bombs. This increases the operating range, guided precision hit capability.

HGK-82 is a GPS/INS guidance kit that turns existing 500 lb Mk-82 general-purpose bombs into air to ground smart weapons which can be released multiple by using BRU 57 ejector rack.

  • Multiple release capability by using BRU 57 ejector rack
  • Re-targeting during captive flight
  • Jam resistant
  • Operation in all weather conditions day and night
  • The fewer number of bombs, sorties and crews per mission
  • Cost-effective
  • High precision with integrated GPS/INS
  • CEP value: <10 m with INS/GPS, <25m CEP value with only INS
  • Certified to F-16 PO-III and  F-4E/2020 aircrafts
  • MIL-STD 1760 compliance

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