KAB-500Kr (500 kg)
Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell us about the history of the development and combat using the weaponry and also about its features. Compile a list of air, ground, or naval vehicles that feature this weapon system in the game.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Missile guidance time||40.0 seconds|
|Explosive mass||100 kg|
|TNT equivalent||160 kg|
Describe the type of damage produced by this type of bomb (high explosive, splash damage, etc)
Comparison with analogues
The KAB-500 only has about half the TNT equivalent mass (160 kg TNTeq) of the unguided FAB-500 (340 kg TNTeq).
Usage in battles
Describe situations when you would utilise this bomb in-game (vehicle, pillbox, base, etc)
Pros and cons
- Can be dropped from further away than conventional bombs
- No need for a direct dive on the target
- Can get unstable while flying when dropped too short
Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of the weapon in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too long, take it to a separate article, taking a link to the article about the weapon and adding a block "/History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(Weapon-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the
main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using
<ref></ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article with
Excellent additions to the article would be video guides, screenshots from the game, and photos.
Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:
- reference to the article about the variant of the weapon;
- references to approximate analogues by other nations and research trees.
Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:
- topic on the official game forum;
- other literature.