BGL-1000 (970 kg)

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The BGL-1000 laser guided bomb (scale is approximate)

The 970 kg BGL-1000 is a French laser-guided gliding bomb. It was introduced in Update "Ground Breaking".

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

Bomb characteristics
Guidance Laser
Missile guidance time 60 secs
Mass 970 kg
Explosive type TNT
TNT equivalent 500 kg

Effective damage

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Comparison with analogues

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Usage in battles

BGL can be used in GRB with great accuracy to hit armored vehicles and AAs. they can also be used very effectively in air simulator battles to attack bases, bot armored vehicles and in wild weasel function, destroying any anti-aircraft defending bases, the battlefield or the airports.

Pros and cons

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  • Laser guidance grants high bombing precision
  • Laser guidance bomb allows for flexibility on where to release weapon
  • Laser guidance allows for long range/ high alt bomb drop, avioding air defence max range


  • Laser guidance requires you to keep a laser pointed at the target, limiting what manoeuvres the aircraft can pull after dropping the bomb
  • The laser from your aircraft can be blocked by buildings or terrain


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Related development

External links

Guided bombs
1,092 lb  GBU-16 Paveway II
505 kg  AGM-62A Walleye I
510 kg  AGM-62A Walleye I ER
2,000 lb  GBU-8 · GBU-15(V)1/B
957 kg  GBU-10 Paveway II
1,400 kg  PC 1400 X (Fritz X)
500 kg  KAB-500Kr · KAB-500Kr-E · KAB-500L
277 kg  GBU-12 Paveway II
546 kg  Mk.13
2,000 lb  GBU-24 Paveway III
250 kg  GB250
500 kg  GB-500J
1,000 kg  GB-1000J
400 kg  BGL-400
970 kg  BGL-1000
See also  List of unguided bombs · List of retarded bombs