GAU/GAK to GUU - Equipment Listing

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Index of ASETDS Designation Listings

GAU/GAK - Airborne Guns
GBU - Guided Bombs
GCU - Gaseous Converters, Chargers and Rechargers
GDU - Dummy Guided Missiles
GEU - Electrical Generators
GFU/GFK - Gun-Related Items
GGU - Gas Generators
GLU - Ground Engines
GMU/GMK - Miscellaneous Gages
GPU - Gun Pods
GRU/GRK - Ground Refueling Items
GSU/GSK - Miscellaneous Ground Support Items
GTU - Weapon Turrets
GUU - Guns

GAU/GAK - Airborne Guns

(1) (No information)
GAU-2/A 7.62mm 6-Barrel Minigun; manufactured by General Electric; used in SUU-11/A
(3) (No information)
GAU-4/A "Vulcan" 20mm 6-Barrel Gun (modified M61A1); manufactured by General Electric; used in SUU-23/A
GAU-5/A 5.56mm Machine Gun; manufactured by Colt (CAR-15 Survival Rifle, variant of XM177 "Commando")
GAU-6/A 10mm Aircraft Gun (experimental)
GAU-7/A 25mm Gun (cancelled); intended for F-15
GAU-8/A "Avenger" 30mm 7-Barrel Anti-Tank Gun; manufactured by General Electric; used in A-10
GAU-9/A 30mm Revolver Cannon; manufactured by Oerlikon (modified model KCA); developed as backup for GAU-8/A
GAU-10/A 12.7mm Machine Gun; related to Browning M2/M3
(11) (No information)
GAU-12/U "Equaliser" 25mm 5-Barrel Gun; manufactured by General Electric; used on AV-8B, AC-130U
GAU-13/A 30mm 4-Barrel Gun; manufactured by General Electric; used in GPU-5/A
GAK-14/A49E-10 25mm Gun Subsystem
GAU-15/A 12.7mm Machine Gun; manufactured by General Electric; used on UH-1N, H-46, H-53
GAU-16/A 12.7mm Machine Gun (modified GAU-15/A); manufactured by General Electric; used on UH-1N, SH-60B
GAU-17/A 7.62mm 6-Barrel Minigun (modified GAU-2/A); manufactured by General Electric; used on UH-1N, H-3, H-60
GAU-18/A 12.7mm Gun; used in MH-53J
GAU-19/A "GECAL 50" 12.7mm 3-Barrel Gun; manufactured by General Electric
(20) (No information)
GAU-21/A .50 Caliber (12.7mm) Machine Gun; Model M3M, manufactured by Fabrique Nationale Herstal (Belgium); can be mounted in USN/USMC helicopters UH-1, CH-46, CH-53, H-60, MV-22
GAU-22/A 25mm 4-Barrel Aircraft Gun (derivative of GAU-12/U); manufactured by General Dynamics; used on F-35

GBU - Guided Bombs

Note: GBU entries are linked to the corresponding pages in the Directory of U.S. Military Rockets and Missiles, Appendix 5.

GBU-1/B 750 lb "Paveway I" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb); M117 bomb with KMU-342/B guidance kit
GBU-2/B "PAVE STORM" 2000 lb Laser Guided Cluster Bomb; CBU-75/B (1800 BLU-63/B in SUU-54A/B) with KMU-421/B guidance kit
GBU-3/B CBU-74/B (48 BLU-87/B in SUU-51B/B) with KMU-422/B guidance kit
GBU-4/B EOGB (Electro-Optical Guided Bomb); BLU-89/B with KMU-353/B guidance kit; Note: This designation is unconfirmed, and might be incorrect!
GBU-5/B "Rockeye" 500 lb Laser Guided Cluster Bomb; 247 MK 118 bombs in MK 7 MOD 2 dispenser with KMU-420/B guidance kit
GBU-6/B "PAVE STORM I" Laser Guided Cluster Bomb; CBU-79/B with KMU-351/B guidance kit
GBU-7/B "PAVE STORM I" Laser Guided Cluster Bomb; CBU-80/B with KMU-351/B guidance kit
GBU-8/B 2000 lb HOBOS (Homing Bomb System) EOGB (Electro-Optical Guided Bomb); MK 84 bomb with KMU-353/B or KMU-359/B guidance kit
GBU-9/B 3000 lb HOBOS (Homing Bomb System) EOGB (Electro-Optical Guided Bomb); M118 bomb with KMU-390/B guidance kit
GBU-10/B 2000 lb "Paveway I/II" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb);
- GBU-10/B: MK 84 warhead; KMU-351A/B guidance kit (MAU-157/B CCG; MXU-600/B airfoil); "short wing"
- GBU-10A/B: MK 84 warhead; KMU-351B/B guidance kit (MAU-157A/B CCG; MXU-600A/B airfoil); "long wing"
- GBU-10B/B: MK 84 warhead; KMU-351C/B guidance kit (MAU-157?/B CCG; MXU-600?/B airfoil)
- GBU-10C/B: MK 84 warhead; KMU-351D/B guidance kit (MAU-169/B CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil)
- GBU-10D/B: MK 84 warhead; KMU-351E/B guidance kit (MAU-169A/B CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil)
- GBU-10E/B: MK 84 warhead; MAU-169B/B or -169D/B or -169E/B(?) CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil
- GBU-10F/B: MK 84 warhead; MAU-169C/B CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil
- GBU-10G/B: BLU-109/B warhead; MAU-169/B CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil
- GBU-10H/B: BLU-109/B warhead; MAU-169A/B CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil
- GBU-10J/B: BLU-109/B warhead; MAU-169B/B or -169D/B or -169E/B(?) CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil
- GBU-10K/B: BLU-109/B warhead; MAU-169G/B CCG; MXU-651/B airfoil
Notes:
* GBU-10/B, -10A/B, -10B/B are Paveway I; GBU-10C/B and up are Paveway II
* GBU-10B/B and -10F/B were built in small numbers only or not at all
* Guidance kits (CCG + airfoil) for GBU-10E/B and up may also have KMU-351x/B designations
* GBU-10x/B designations for the latest MAU-169H/B and -169J/B CCGs are not known
* MAU-169K/B CCG includes INS/GPS; GBU-10s with this CCG are called "EGBU-10" and officially designated GBU-50/B
GBU-11/B 3000 lb "Paveway I" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb);
- GBU-11/B: M118E1 warhead; KMU-370B/B guidance kit (MAU-157/B CCG; MXU-601/B airfoil)
- GBU-11A/B: M118E1 warhead; KMU-370C/B guidance kit (MAU-157A/B CCG; MXU-601A/B airfoil)
GBU-12/B 500 lb "Paveway I/II" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb);
- GBU-12/B: MK 82 warhead; KMU-388/B guidance kit (MAU-157/B CCG; MXU-602/B airfoil); "short wing"
- GBU-12A/B: MK 82 warhead; KMU-388A/B guidance kit (MAU-157A/B CCG; MXU-602A/B airfoil); "long wing"
- GBU-12B/B: MK 82 warhead; KMU-388B/B guidance kit (MAU-169/B CCG; MXU-650/B airfoil
- GBU-12C/B: MK 82 warhead; KMU-388C/B guidance kit (MAU-169A/B CCG; MXU-650/B airfoil
- GBU-12D/B: MK 82 warhead; MAU-169B/B or -169D/B or -169E/B(?) CCG; MXU-650/B airfoil
- GBU-12E/B: MK 82 warhead; MAU-169C/B CCG; MXU-650/B airfoil
- GBU-12F/B: MK 82 warhead; DMLGB CCG; MXU-650/B airfoil
Notes:
* GBU-12/B and -12A/B are Paveway I; GBU-12B/B and up are Paveway II
* GBU-12E/B was built in small numbers only or not at all
* Guidance kits (CCG + airfoil) for GBU-12D/B and up may also have KMU-388x/B designations
* GBU-12x/B designations for the latest MAU-169H/B and -169J/B CCGs are not known
* MAU-169K/B CCG includes INS/GPS; GBU-12s with this CCG are called "EGBU-12", and officially designated GBU-49/B
* GBU-12F/B is the Lockheed Martin DMLGB (Dual-Mode Laser Guided Bomb) INS/GPS-enhanced GBU-12 variant
GBU-13/B "Paveway I" Laser Guided Cluster Bomb; CBU-77/B (790 BLU-63/B in SUU-51B/B) with KMU-422/B guidance kit; Note: This designation is unconfirmed, and might be incorrect!
(14) (No information)
GBU-15/B 2000 lb CWW (Cruciform Wing Weapon) EOGB II (Electro-Optical Guided Bomb) Modular Guided Weapon System (MGWS);
- GBU-15(V)1/B: MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-724/B airfoil; DSU-27A/B guidance; WCU-6/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)1A/B: MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-787/B airfoil; DSU-27A/B guidance; WCU-8A/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)1B/B ("EGBU-15"): MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-787A/B airfoil; DSU-27A/B guidance; WCU-8B/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)1C/B ("EGBU-15"): MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-787B/B airfoil; DSU-27A/B guidance; WCU-8C/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)2/B: MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-724/B airfoil; WGU-10/B guidance; WCU-6/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)2A/B: MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-787/B airfoil; WGU-33A/B guidance; WCU-8A/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)2B/B ("EGBU-15"): MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-787A/B airfoil; WGU-33A/B guidance; WCU-8B/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)2C/B ("EGBU-15"): MK 84 MOD 2 warhead; MXU-787B/B airfoil; WGU-33A/B guidance; WCU-8C/B control; FMU-124A/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)3/B: (CBU-75/B warhead - not built)
- GBU-15(V)21/B: (MK 84 warhead; MXU-787/B airfoil; TV guidance - not built, replaced by GBU-15(V)1A/B)
- GBU-15(V)22/B: (MK 84 warhead; MXU-787/B airfoil; IIR guidance - not built, replaced by GBU-15(V)2A/B)
- GBU-15(V)31/B: BLU-109/B warhead; MXU-787/B airfoil; DSU-27A/B guidance; WCU-8A/B control; FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)31A/B ("EGBU-15"): BLU-109/B warhead; MXU-787B/B airfoil; DSU-27A/B guidance; WCU-8C/B control; FMU-143B/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)32/B: BLU-109/B warhead; MXU-787/B airfoil; WGU-10/B guidance; WCU-8A/B control; FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-15(V)32A/B ("EGBU-15"): BLU-109/B warhead; MXU-787B/B airfoil; WGU-33A/B guidance; WCU-8C/B control; FMU-143B/B fuze
Notes:
* Airfoil: MXU-724/B is "long chord", MXU-787( )/B is "short chord"
* Guidance: DSU-27A/B is TV (image contrast), WGU-10/B and -33A/B is IIR
* GBU-15(V)1A/B, -15(V)2A/B are interim GPS-enhanced models without IMU
GBU-16/B 1000 lb "Paveway II" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb);
- GBU-16/B: MK 83 warhead; KMU-455/B guidance kit (MAU-169/B CCG; MXU-667/B airfoil)
- GBU-16A/B: MK 83 warhead; MAU-169A CCG; MXU-667/B airfoil
- GBU-16B/B: MK 83 warhead; MAU-169B/B or -169D/B or -169E/B(?) CCG; MXU-667/B airfoil
- GBU-16C/B: MK 83 warhead; MAU-169C/B CCG; MXU-667/B airfoil
Notes:
* Guidance kits (CCG + airfoil) for GBU-16A/B and up may also have KMU-455x/B designations
* GBU-16x/B designations for the latest MAU-169H/B and -169J/B CCGs are not known
* MAU-169K/B CCG includes INS/GPS; GBU-16s with this CCG are called "EGBU-16" and officially designated GBU-48/B
GBU-17/B "Paveway II" Laser Guided HSM (Hard Structure Munition)
(18...19) (No information)
GBU-20/B PWW (Planar Wing Weapon); cancelled in favour of GBU-15/B
GBU-21/B 2000 lb "Paveway III" Hard-Structure LGB (Laser Guided Bomb)
GBU-22/B 500 lb "Paveway III" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb); uses MK 82 warhead, BSU-82/B airfoil, WGU-12( )/B or -39( )/B or -43( )/B GCU
GBU-23/B 1000 lb "Paveway III" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb); uses MK 83 bomb
GBU-24/B 2000 lb "Paveway III" LLLGB (Low-Level Laser Guided Bomb);
- GBU-24/B: MK 84 warhead, BSU-84/B airfoil, WGU-12/B or -12A/B GCU, FMU-81( )/B or -139( )/B fuze
- GBU-24A/B (USAF): BLU-109/B warhead, BSU-84/B airfoil, WGU-12B/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-24B/B (USN): BLU-109A/B warhead, BSU-84/B airfoil, WGU-39/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B(?) fuze
- GBU-24C/B (USAF): BLU-116/B warhead, BSU-84/B or -84A/B airfoil, WGU-12B/B or -39/B GCU, FMU-157/B fuze
- GBU-24D/B (USN): BLU-116/B warhead, BSU-84/B or -84A/B airfoil, WGU-39/B GCU, FMU-157/B fuze
- GBU-24E/B ("EGBU-24"): BLU-109A/B warhead, BSU-84B/B airfoil, WGU-39A/B GCU, FMU-143E/B fuze
- GBU-24F/B (USN): BLU-116A/B warhead, BSU-84/B or -84A/B airfoil, WGU-39/B GCU, FMU-159/B fuze
- GBU-24G/B (USN, "EGBU-24"): BLU-116A/B warhead, BSU-84B/B airfoil, WGU-39A/B GCU, FMU-159/B fuze

- GBU-24(V)1/B: MK 84 warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43/B GCU, FMU-81( )/B fuze
- GBU-24(V)2/B: BLU-109( )/B warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-24(V)3/B: MK 84 warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43B/B GCU, FMU-81( )/B fuze
- GBU-24(V)4/B: BLU-109( )/B warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43B/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-24(V)7/B: MK 84 warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43A/B GCU, FMU-81( )/B fuze
- GBU-24(V)8/B: BLU-109( )/B warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43A/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-24(V)9/B ("EGBU-24"): MK 84 warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43G/B GCU, FMU-81( )/B fuze
- GBU-24(V)10/B ("EGBU-24"): BLU-109( )/B warhead, BSU-84A/B airfoil, WGU-43G/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B fuze
Notes:
* GBU-24(V)/B series applies to GBU-24s with WGU-43( )/B (for export)
* No data available on GBU-24(V)5/B and -24(V)6/B
(25...26) (No information)
GBU-27/B 2000 lb "Paveway III" LLLGB (Low-Level Laser Guided Bomb); GBU-24/B-class LGB modified for use by F-117;
- GBU-27/B: BLU-109/B warhead, BSU-88/B airfoil, WGU-25( )/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-27A/B ("EGBU-27"): BLU-109A/B warhead, BSU-88A/B airfoil, WGU-39A/B GCU, FMU-143( )/B fuze
- GBU-27B/B ("EGBU-27"): BLU-116/B warhead, BSU-88B/B(?) airfoil, WGU-39A/B GCU, FMU-157/B fuze
GBU-28/B "Bunker Buster" 4500-5000 lb "Paveway III" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb);
- GBU-28/B: BLU-113/B warhead, BSG-92/B airfoil, WGU-36/B GCU
- GBU-28A/B: BLU-113A/B warhead, BSG-92/B airfoil, WGU-36A/B GCU
- GBU-28B/B ("EGBU-28"): BLU-113( )/B warhead, BSG-92A/B airfoil, WGU-36B/B GCU, FMU-143F,G,H/B fuze
- GBU-28C/B ("EGBU-28"): BLU-122/B warhead, BSG-92B/B airfoil, WGU-36D/B GCU, FMU-143F,G,H/B or -152/B fuze
- GBU-28D/B ("EGBU-28"): BLU-122/B warhead, BSG-92B/B airfoil, WGU-36E/B GCU, FMU-143G,H/B or -152A/B fuze
- GBU-28E/B ("EGBU-28"): BLU-113( )/B warhead, BSG-92A/B airfoil, WGU-36E/B GCU, FMU-143F,G,H/B fuze
GBU-29/B 2000 lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); to be manufactured by Martin-Marietta; cancelled
GBU-30/B 1000 lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); to be manufactured by Martin-Marietta; cancelled
GBU-31/B 2000 lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); manufactured by Boeing (McDonnell Douglas);
- GBU-31(V)1/B (USAF): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556/B guidance kit
- GBU-31A(V)1/B (USAF): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556A/B guidance kit
- GBU-31B(V)1/B (USAF): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556B/B guidance kit
- GBU-31C(V)1/B (USAF): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556C/B guidance kit
- GBU-31(V)2/B (USN): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556/B guidance kit
- GBU-31A(V)2/B (USN): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556A/B guidance kit
- GBU-31B(V)2/B (USN): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556B/B guidance kit
- GBU-31C(V)2/B (USN): MK 84 warhead, KMU-556C/B guidance kit
- GBU-31(V)3/B (USAF): BLU-109/B warhead, KMU-557/B guidance kit
- GBU-31A(V)3/B (USAF): BLU-109/B warhead, KMU-557A/B guidance kit
- GBU-31B(V)3/B (USAF): BLU-109/B warhead, KMU-557B/B guidance kit
- GBU-31C(V)3/B (USAF): BLU-109/B warhead, KMU-557C/B guidance kit
- GBU-31(V)4/B (USN): BLU-109A/B warhead, KMU-558/B guidance kit
- GBU-31A(V)4/B (USN): BLU-109A/B warhead, KMU-558A/B guidance kit
- GBU-31B(V)4/B (USN): BLU-109A/B warhead, KMU-558B/B guidance kit
- GBU-31C(V)4/B (USN): BLU-109A/B warhead, KMU-558C/B guidance kit
- GBU-31(V)5/B (USAF): BLU-119/B warhead, KMU-???/B guidance kit
Notes:
* KMU-55nA/B = KMU-55n/B with "pin-lock fins"
* KMU-55nB/B = KMU-55nA/B with SAASM (Selective Availability/Anti-Spoofing Module) GPS receiver
* KMU-55nC/B = KMU-55nB/B with SAASM/AJ (SAASM/Anti-Jam)
* BLU-117/B warhead is an option for the GBU-31(V)2/B series
* GBU-31A(V)n/B nomenclature has been cancelled and replaced by GBU-31(V)n/B, which now designates all GBU-31s with non-GPS-enhanced KMU
GBU-32/B 1000 lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); manufactured by Boeing (McDonnell Douglas);
- GBU-32(V)1/B (USAF): (MK 83 warhead, KMU-559/B guidance kit - never built)
- GBU-32A(V)1/B (USAF): MK 83 warhead, KMU-559A/B guidance kit
- GBU-32B(V)1/B (USAF): MK 83 warhead, KMU-559B/B guidance kit
- GBU-32C(V)1/B (USAF): MK 83 warhead, KMU-559C/B guidance kit
- GBU-32(V)2/B (USN): (MK 83 warhead, KMU-559/B guidance kit - never built)
- GBU-32A(V)2/B (USN): MK 83 warhead, KMU-559A/B guidance kit
- GBU-32B(V)2/B (USN): MK 83 warhead, KMU-559B/B guidance kit
- GBU-32C(V)2/B (USN): MK 83 warhead, KMU-559C/B guidance kit
Notes:
* KMU-559A/B = KMU-559/B with "pin-lock fins"
* KMU-559B/B = KMU-559A/B with SAASM (Selective Availability/Anti-Spoofing Module) GPS receiver
* KMU-559C/B = KMU-559B/B with SAASM/AJ (SAASM/Anti-Jam)
* BLU-110( )/B warhead is an option for the GBU-32(V)2/B series
* GBU-32A(V)n/B nomenclature has been cancelled and replaced by GBU-32(V)n/B, which now designates all GBU-32s with non-GPS-enhanced KMU
GBU-33/B 2000 lb "Paveway III" LGB (Laser Guided Bomb); export version of GBU-24/B; designation apparently cancelled and replaced by GBU-24(V)/B series
GBU-34/B 2000 lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); manufactured by Lockheed Martin; uses BLU-109/B(?) or BLU-116/B
GBU-35/B 1000 lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); manufactured by Boeing;
- GBU-35(V)1/B (USN): BLU-110( )/B warhead, KMU-559/B guidance kit
Notes:
* GBU-35A(V)1/B, -35B(V)1/B and -35C(V)1/C variant designations (with KMU-559A/B, -559B/B and -559C/B guidance) were apparently never assigned
* The Navy has abandoned the GBU-35(V)1/B nomenclature, and is now referring to all 1000 lb JDAMs as GBU-32(V)2/B
GBU-36/B 2000 lb GAM (GPS Aided Munition); manufactured by Northrop Grumman; uses MK 84 bomb; sometimes referred to as "GAM-84"
GBU-37/B 4500 lb GAM (GPS Aided Munition); manufactured by Northrop Grumman; uses BLU-113/B; sometimes referred to as "GAM-113"
GBU-38/B 500 lb JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition); manufactured by Boeing;
- GBU-38(V)1/B (USAF): (MK 82 warhead, KMU-572/B guidance kit - never built)
- GBU-38A(V)1/B (USAF): MK 82 warhead, KMU-572A/B guidance kit
- GBU-38B(V)1/B (USAF): MK 82 warhead, KMU-572B/B guidance kit
- GBU-38C(V)1/B (USAF): MK 82 warhead, KMU-572C/B guidance kit
- GBU-38(V)2/B (USN): (MK 82 warhead, KMU-572/B guidance kit - never built)
- GBU-38A(V)2/B (USN): MK 82 warhead, KMU-572A/B guidance kit
- GBU-38B(V)2/B (USN): MK 82 warhead, KMU-572B/B guidance kit
- GBU-38C(V)2/B (USN): MK 82 warhead, KMU-572C/B guidance kit
- GBU-38(V)3/B (USAF): (BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572/B guidance kit - never built)
- GBU-38A(V)3/B (USAF): BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572A/B guidance kit
- GBU-38B(V)3/B (USAF): BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572B/B guidance kit
- GBU-38C(V)3/B (USAF): BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572C/B guidance kit
- GBU-38(V)4/B (USN): (BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572/B guidance kit - never built)
- GBU-38A(V)4/B (USN): BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572A/B guidance kit
- GBU-38B(V)4/B (USN): BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572B/B guidance kit
- GBU-38C(V)4/B (USN: BLU-126/B warhead, KMU-572C/B guidance kit
Notes:
* BLU-111/B warhead is an option for all MK 82-equipped variants
* KMU-572A/B = KMU-572/B with "pin-lock fins"
* KMU-572B/B = KMU-572A/B with SAASM (Selective Availability/Anti-Spoofing Module) GPS receiver
* KMU-572C/B = KMU-572B/B with SAASM/AJ (SAASM/Anti-Jam)
* GBU-38A(V)n/B nomenclature has been cancelled and replaced by GBU-38(V)n/B, which now designates all GBU-38s with non-GPS-enhanced KMU
GBU-39/B 285 lb SDB (Small Diameter Bomb); manufactured by Boeing;
- GBU-39/B: initial production version
- GBU-39A/B: FLM (Focused Lethality Munition) warhead
GBU-40/B "Increment 2" SDB (Small Diameter Bomb); improved GBU-39/B; planned to be manufactured by Boeing
GBU-41/B SDB (Small Diameter Bomb); to be manufactured by Lockheed Martin; cancelled (lost against GBU-39/B)
GBU-42/B Follow-on SDB (Small Diameter Bomb); reserved for improved GBU-41/B by Lockheed Martin; cancelled
GBU-43/B MOAB (Massive Ordnance Air-Blast Bomb, a.k.a. "Mother Of All Bombs"); 21700 lb (18700 lb BLU-120/B warhead) bomb with KMU-593/B GPS/INS guidance section
GBU-44/B "Viper Strike" Laser-Guided Munition; manufactured by Northrop Grumman
(45) (No information; possibly not used to avoid confusion with unofficial "GBU-45" designation for laser-guided BDU-45/B dummy bombs)
(46) (No information)
GBU-47/B Designation allocated in January 2005 to a classified USAF weapon
GBU-48/B 1000 lb "Enhanced Paveway II" INS/GPS-enhanced laser guided bomb (informally known as EGBU-16); manufactured by Raytheon; MK 83 or BLU-110/B warhead with MAU-169K/B guidance kit
GBU-49/B 500 lb "Enhanced Paveway II" INS/GPS-enhanced laser guided bomb (informally known as EGBU-12); manufactured by Raytheon; MK 82 or BLU-111/B warhead with MAU-169K/B guidance kit
GBU-50/B 2000 lb "Enhanced Paveway II" INS/GPS-enhanced laser guided bomb (informally known as EGBU-10); manufactured by Raytheon; MK 84 or BLU-117/B warhead with MAU-169K/B guidance kit
GBU-51/B 500 lb "Enhanced Paveway II" INS/GPS-enhanced laser guided bomb; GBU-49/B with BLU-126/B LCDB (Low Collateral Damage Bomb)
GBU-52/B 500 lb "Enhanced Paveway II" INS/GPS-enhanced laser guided bomb; GBU-12F/B with BLU-126/B LCDB (Low Collateral Damage Bomb)
GBU-53/B Follow-on SDB (Small Diameter Bomb); planned to be manufactured by Raytheon
GBU-54/B 500 lb LJDAM (Laser JDAM); manufactured by Boeing; GBU-38( )/B + DSU-38/B laser targeting device
GBU-55/B Designation reserved for 1000 lb LJDAM (Laser JDAM); manufactured by Boeing; GBU-32( )/B + DSU-39/B laser targeting device
GBU-56/B Designation reserved for 2000 lb LJDAM (Laser JDAM); manufactured by Boeing; GBU-31( )/B + DSU-40/B laser targeting device
GBU-57/B MOP ("Massive Ordnance Penetrator"); 30000 lb class penetrator bomb (BLU-127/B bomb body); variant GBU-57A/B to be used by B-2A
GBU-58/B 250 lb "Paveway II" GPS/INS-enhanced laser guided bomb; manufactured by Raytheon
(59...60) (No information)
GBU-61/B CMS (Countermine System); manufactured by Boeing; 2000 lb guided bomb with BLU-109/B bomb shape, KMU-556( )/B JDAM guidance kit and payload of packaged dart penetrators

GCU - Gaseous Converters, Chargers and Rechargers

(1) (No information)
GCU-2/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
GCU-3/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
(4...9) (No information)
GCU-10/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
GCU-11/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
GCU-12/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
GCU-13/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
GCU-14/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
(15...16) (No information)
GCU-17/A Liquid Oxygen Converter; used in C-130
GCU-18/A Liquid Oxygen Converter
(19) (No information)
GCU-20/A Liquid Oxygen to Breathing Oxygen Converter; used in C-5, C-141, E-3, E-4
(21...23) (No information)
GCU-24/A 10-Liter Liquid Oxygen Converter Assembly
(25) (No information)
GCU-26/E Recharging Unit; used with AIM-9M
(27...28) (No information)
GCU-29/A Liquid Oxygen Converter Assembly
GCU-30/E Recharging Unit; used with AIM-9L/M
GCU-31/E Guided Missile Coolant Recharging Unit; used with FIM-92

GDU - Dummy Guided Missiles

GDU-1/B Dummy Training Missile for AIM-9 training
(2...4) (No information)
GDU-5/C Dummy Training Missile for AIM-9 training
GDU-6/C Dummy Training Missile for AIM-9 training

GEU - Electrical Generators

(1...4) (No information)
GEU-5/A  
(6) (No information)
GEU-7/A Miniature Two-Pole Tachometer Generator; manufactured by Globe Industries
(8...19) (No information)
GEU-20/A Tachometer Generator
(21...22) (No information)
GEU-23/A  
(24) (No information)
GEU-25/B Engine Generator/Regulator; used in AGM-129

GFU/GFK - Gun-Related Items

(1...3) (No information)
GFK-4/A49E-6  
GFK-5/A49E-6  
(6) (No information)
GFU-7/E 30mm Ammunition Loading Assembly; used with GAU-8/A in A-10
GFU-8/E used with GFU-7/E
(9) (No information)
GFU-10/E 30mm Ammunition Loading System; used with GPU-5/A
GFK-11/A49E-10 25mm Ammunition Handling System
(12...18) (No information)
GFU-19/E  
GFK-20/E32K-7 20mm Linkless Ammunition Replenisher
GFK-21/E32K-7 20mm Linkless Ammunition Loader
GFU-22/E  
GFU-23/E 25 mm Ammunition Loading System; used with AC-130U

GGU - Gas Generators

(1...6) (No information)
GGU-7/A Oxygen Concentrator; part of OBOGS (On-Board Oxygen Generating System); used in AV-8B, T-45
GGU-8/B Fuel Tank Pressurization Carbon Dioxide Generator; used in AGM-129
GGU-9/M Oxygen/Nitrogen Generator
(10...11) (No information)
GGU-12/A Oxygen Concentrator; part of OBOGS (On-Board Oxygen Generating System); used in F-14, F/A-18
(13...14) (No information)
GGU-15/A Dry Bay Fire Extinguisher Gas Generator
GGU-16/A Fire Extinguisher Gas Generator
GGU-17/A Fire Extinguisher Gas Generator
GGU-18/A Fire Extinguisher Gas Generator
GGU-19/A Fire Extinguisher Gas Generator
GGU-20/A Fire Extinguisher Gas Generator

GLU - Ground Engines

GLU-1/U 30 hp Packette Gasoline Engine
GLU-2/U 70 hp Packette Gasoline Engine
GLU-3/U 110 hp Packette Gasoline Engine
GLU-4/U 175 hp Packette Gasoline Engine
GLU-5/U 220 hp Packette Gasoline Engine

GMU/GMK - Miscellaneous Gages

(1) (No information)
GMK-2/E47T-1  
(3...4) (No information)
GMU-5/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(6...7) (No information)
GMU-8/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
GMU-9/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
GMU-10/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
GMU-11/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(12...13) (No information)
GMU-14/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
GMU-15/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(16...20) (No information)
GMU-21/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(22...23) (No information)
GMU-24/A Flow Meter
(25...27) (No information)
GMU-28/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(29) (No information)
GMU-30/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(31) (No information)
GMU-32/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(33) (No information)
GMU-34/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
GMU-35/E  
(36) (No information)
GMU-37/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
GMU-38/E  
GMU-39/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(40...58) (No information)
GMU-59/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator
(60...71) (No information)
GMU-72/E Bomb-Loading Bar Gage
GMU-73/E Sway Brace Gage
GMU-74/E Sway Brace Gage
GMU-75/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator; used in F/A-18
GMU-76/A Liquid Oxygen Quantity Indicator; used in F/A-18
(77...79) (No information)
GMU-80/E 25mm Max Round Gage Set
(81...82) (No information)
GMU-83/E  

GPU - Gun Pods

GPU-1/A  
GPU-2/A 20mm Gun Pod; manufactured by General Electric; uses M197 gun
GPU-3/A  
(4) (No information)
GPU-5/A "GEPOD" 30mm Gun Pod; manufactured by General Electric; uses GAU-13/A
(6...7) (No information)
GPU-8/A 30mm Anti-Armor Gun Pod

GRU/GRK - Ground Refueling Items

GRK-1/M32R Fuel Contamination Detector
(2...3) (No information)
GRU-4/E Jet Fuel Anti-Icing Inhibitor Solution Feeder
GRU-5/E Jet Fuel Anti-Icing Inhibitor Solution Feeder
GRK-6/E32R-1 Rubber Hose Assembly
(7) (No information)
GRK-8/E32R-1 Fuel Hose Trailer
GRK-9/E32R-1 Fuel Hose Trailer
GRK-10/E32R-1 Collapsible Fuel Tank Trailer
GRK-11/E32R-1 Aircraft Fuel Servicing Unit
GRK-12/S32R-2 Quick Disconnect Coupling Assembly
GRU-13/E Quick Disconnect Coupling Assembly
GRK-14/S32A-2 Aircraft Serviving Water Hose Nozzle
GRK-15/S32R Quick Disconnect Coupling Assembly
GRU-16/E Hydrant Valve Coupler
GRU-17/E Refueling Pantograph

GSU/GSK - Miscellaneous Ground Support Items

GSU-1/E Fixed or Portable Electric Motor Driven Ventilating Unit
(2) (No information)
GSU-3/P Anti-g Garment (cutaway type)
(4...18) (No information)
GSU-19/E  
(20) (No information)
GSK-21/E  
GSK-22/E  
GSU-23/E Fixed or Portable Electric Motor Driven Ventilating Unit
(24...25) (No information)
GSU-26/F  
(27...31) (No information)
GSU-32/M  
GSU-33/E  
(34...36) (No information)
GSU-37/E Antenna Lift
(38...44) (No information)
GSU-45/E  
(46...47) (No information)
GSU-48/E  
(49...61) (No information)
GSU-62/M Liquid Oxygen Storage Tank Purging Unit
(63...98) (No information)
GSU-99/E  
GSU-100/E  
GSU-101/E  
(102...103) (No information)
GSU-104/E  
(105...112) (No information)
GSU-113/E Jack
(114...121) (No information)
GSU-122/E  
GSU-123/E Jack
(124...129) (No information)
GSU-130/E  
GSU-131/E  
GSU-132/M Rail Trailer
(133...140) (No information)
GSU-141/F  
(142...157) (No information)
GSK-158/F42P-1  
(159...160) (No information)
GSU-161/M  
(162) (No information)
GSU-163/M Liquid Oxygen Storage Tank Cleaning and Purging Unit
(164...169) (No information)
GSU-170/E Gas-Refrigerated Air Purifier
(171...186) (No information)
GSU-187/F  
GSU-188/E  
(189...190) (No information)
GSU-191/E Electronic Equipment Air Cooler
(192) (No information)
GSU-193/E  
(194...198) (No information)
GSU-199/E  
GSU-200/E  
GSU-201/E  
(202...205) (No information)
GSU-206/E  
(207) (No information)
GSU-208/E  
GSU-209/E  
(210...212) (No information)
GSU-213/F  
(214...221) (No information)
GSU-222/F  
(223...262) (No information)
GSU-263/E  
GSU-264/E Reel Maintenance Fixture
GSU-265/E  
GSU-266/E  
(267...269) (No information)
GSU-270/E  
(271...280) (No information)
GSU-281/E  
(282...283) (No information)
GSU-284/E Brake Assembly Tool
(285...286) (No information)
GSU-287/E  
GSU-288/E Fuel Primer Test Equipment
(289...292) (No information)
GSU-293/E Lift Truck
(294...311) (No information)
GSU-312/E  
GSU-313/M  
(314...315) (No information)
GSU-316/E Lift Truck
(317...322) (No information)
GSU-323/E Servicing and Handling Dolly
(324...341) (No information)
GSU-342/E Parachute Packing Press
(343...345) (No information)
GSU-346/E Spring Yoke Beam Compressor
(347...358) (No information)
GSU-359/E Engine Winch Assembly

GTU - Weapon Turrets

GTU-1/A Gun Turret; part of A/A49E-7

GUU - Guns

GUU-1/P Holster Assembly(?) (unclear, if GUU-1/P designation refers to the holster, or the gun+holster)
(2...3) (No information)
GUU-4/P .221 Caliber Rifle
GUU-5/P 5.56mm Submachine Gun; manufactured by Colt (CAR-15A3); USAF version of M4 Carbine

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Last Updated: 24 January 2013