GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb/Definition

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A definition or brief description of GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb.

A relatively small U.S. guided bomb, several of which can be carried in a single rack position intended for Mark 8x series conventional bombs; with its accurate guidance, and the use of a new explosive, AFX-757, which puts higher pressure into a smaller radius, it reduces collateral damage while allowing more targets to be hit in a sortie