GBU-16 Paveway II (1,092 lb)

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The GBU-16 Paveway II is an American laser-guided bomb. It was introduced in Update "Apex Predators".

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Jet fighters 
F-14  F-14B
F-16  Barak II
Mirage 2000  Mirage 2000-5F
Strike aircraft 
A-6  A-6E TRAM
AV-8  ▄AV-8B Plus
Mirage 2000  Mirage 2000D-R1
Tornado  ◄Tornado IDS ASSTA1 · ▄Tornado IDS (1995)

General info

Bomb characteristics
Mass 495.3 kg (1,092 lbs)
Guidance Laser
Guidance time 60 s
Explosive mass 201.8 kg
Explosive type Comp. H6
TNT equivalent 272.43 kg

Effective damage

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Comparison with analogues

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Usage in battles

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Pros and cons


  • The GBU-16 can be dropped from high altitude and will glide to its target, keeping the carrying aircraft at a safe distance from the target


  • The GBU-16 impacts the flight performance: a carrying aircraft will be hampered if it gets into an air combat


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See also

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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