• 02/03/2024 12:42

The Pentagon commented on the transfer of GLSDB bombs to Ukraine

The US Department of Defense has confirmed that it will transfer Ground Launched Small Diameter Bombs (GLSDB) to Ukraine. However, the agency decided to announce the terms of transfer to Kiev of these weapons.

The US Department of Defense, General Patrick Ryder, informs RBC-Ukraine that he sent a briefing to the Pentagon.

“One hundred small bombs diameter – as we said just yesterday, we will secure Ukraine GLSDB within our zusil, which is financed by the Ukraine Security Initiative (USAI),” he said.

At the same time, according to Ryder, from the world of operational security , the Pentagon will not confirm the specific terms of the transfer of these formations.

“We are depriving Ukraine of the right to inform about any deliveries,” said a spokesman for the US Defense Department.

The Ukraine Security Intelligence Initiative (USAI) is transferring funds between the previously praised by Congress funding for military There are no new additions for the ZSU.

After the release of new tranches of military aid for this initiative, it will take an hour for American enterprises to prepare new batches of military aid, as well as delivery to Ukraine. Also, given the current volume of US funding for Ukraine, the transfer of GLSDB was financed in advance tranches.

Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) – small-sized, high-precision bombs єsupplies. The Boeing company and the Swedish SAAB will be merged in 2019.

The ammunition is powered by a GBU-39 small-diameter glider bomb with a rocket motor powered by an M26 rocket. GLSDB is supported by additional GPS, you can add several electronic data transfers and rely on all sorts of weather minds to target targets at a range of up to 150 km. Launched from M270 and HIMARS rocket systems.

Power transmission to GLSDB Ukraine

Politico reported about Ukraine's recovery of GLSDB bombs from the United States earlier than 30 years ago. It was reported that the Pentagon had successfully tested a new high-precision long-range bomb for Ukraine, which, as expected, “will arrive on the battlefield as early as Wednesday.”

Previously, different terms were voiced in the press if the Defense Forces could be withdrawn and tsey tim prepared.

The Ukrainian military needs the GLSDB to increase the number of ATACMS missiles available before it was transferred to the United States. This is to allow the ZSU fighters to engage enemy targets in the vicinity, which doubles the range of the HIMARS artillery missile system.

At the end of the last fall of the last century, the foreigners reported that the United States The transfer of the first great party to the GLSDB to Ukraine was announced in 2024.

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