Precision Guidance Kit (HGK)

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Press Bulletin

HGK is the state of the art GPS/INS guidance kit that turns existing 2000 lb MK-84 dumb bomb into smart weapons.

Re-targeting during captive flight
Jam resistant
All weather
Fewer number of bombs, sorties and crews per mission
Minimum logistics footprint
Minimum collateral damage
Affordable and cost effective
Continuously updated and improved  
High Accuracy
Integrated GPS/INS support with hot start allowa HGK to hit the targets below a CEP of 6 meters in all weather conditions. INS only mod provides HGK a unique capability. CEP below 10 meters without GPS correction.

Extended Range
HGK is capable of reaching rangers over 12 nautical miles when released from medium altitudes. A maximum range of 15 nautical miles is achieved upon releases from high altitudes.

Attack Profiles
Hit angles ranging from 10o-90o and off-set angels between +-15o allows HGK to attack a veriety of targets with lethal accuracy.

1760 Compliance
HGK is fully 1760 compliant. Mission updating and target acquisition using on board sensor during captive carriage provides operational flexibility required to adapt rapidly changing conditions on the front.

Mission Planning Suite and Weapon Testing Equipment
HGK Mission Planning Suite is stand alone platform for mission planning of both the parent aircraft and weapon. For integration to existing mission planning systems, a store unique planning component is also availible. Ruggedized Weapon Testing Equipment provides a complete solution to aircraft and HGK weapon systems testing down to component level.

New Frontier: JSF
To be upgraded with UAI compliant interfaces, HGK has been added to JSF inventory as a part of Block-4 weapon integration and certification list.