Indian Air Force receives Spice-2000 ‘building blaster’ buster bombs

News:Indian Air Force(IAF) has received the new version of the guided air-to-ground Spice-2000 bombs from Israel.


About SPICE 2000:

  • SPICE stands for Smart, Precise Impact, Cost Effective.
  • The bomb comes from a family of standoff air-to-ground weapon systems.
  • The bomb is basically an electro-optical/GPS guidance kit to convert air dropped unguided bombs into precision guided ‘Smart’ bombs.
  • SPICE has a stand-off range of 60 km.It is a highly sophisticated piece of weaponry.
  • These bombs are difficult to detect by most ground-based radars.
  • SPICE can also overcome errors in locating the target,GPS jamming and reduces collateral damage.

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About precision-guided munition:

  • A precision-guided munition (PGM, smart weapons, smart munitions, smart bomb) is a guided munition intended to precisely hit a specific target to minimize collateral damage and increase lethality against intended targets.