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rockeye

[′räk‚ī]
(ordnance)
A free-fall cluster bomb designed for use against tanks and armored vehicles with antipersonnel secondary effects.
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com/7q2pzb5h A special event has been organised by Stephen Bailey and Jimmy Rockeye to raise money for Reece at Destiny Nightclub, in Newcastle, on February 19, from 9.30pm to 3.30am.
In addition, a special event has been organised by Stephen Bailey and Jimmy Rockeye to raise money for Reece at Destiny Nightclub, in Newcastle, on February 19, from 9.30pm to 3.30am.
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Rockeye cluster bombs / dispersed their submunitions ...
Israel has also imported from the United States M483A1 155mm artillery projectiles with 88 or 72 DPICMs each, Rockeye cluster bombs with 247 Mk 118 bomblets each, and CBU-58B cluster bombs with 650 BLU-63 bomblets each.
So I figured what the hey and roiled in with four Rockeye."
Aside from its air-to-air weapons, the lightweight General Dynamics M61A2 20mm Gatling cannon, four types of mines, the IMI Tald decoy and the Boeing AGM-84D Harpoon, the Super Hornet is cleared to use the seven-tube 70mm LAU-68 rocket launcher, the 225-kg Mk 82, the 450-kg Mk83 and 900-kg Mk 84 bombs, the 340 kg Mk 77 fire bomb, the 250 kg CBU-72 with three BLU-73/B fuel-air explosive submunitions, the 222-kg Mk 20 Rockeye submunition dispenser with 247 M118 bomblets, and its replacement, the 340-kg CBU-59, with 717 BLU-77 bomblets.
general-purpose bombs, incendiary and Rockeye II duster bombs, Maverick missiles and laser-guided/electro-optically guided bombs, infrared countermeasure flares, electronic countermeasure chaff and jammer pods.
Its firepower can include an array of smart weapons such as guid ed bomb units (GBU), and conventional weapons such as Rockeye, MK 82 or MK 83 bombs and Sidewinder and Maverick missiles.
* M118 "Rockeye," made in US; used in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Kosovo; up to 100 per cent failure rate in the Gulf War
Each Rockeye bomb releases 247 'bomblets' to cause maximum carnage on the ground.
(44) The new dispenser, which began development in July 1959, ( was known as the "Eye-series." (46) Among the most successful in the series was the MK 20 Rockeye. The ordnance, complete with Mk 7 dispenser, Mk 339 time delay fuze, and 247 M118 anti-tank submunitions, (47) disbursed and scattered submunitions in an elongated, doughnut-shaped pattern whose size [was] controlled by the release height of the bomblets." (48) The Navy successfully completed the project by the mid-1960s.