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Warheads

A 4.0 Factory

On behalf of french ministry of defense, the RAFAUT Group provides the warheads for the French Forces thanks to a brand new 4.0 factory to design and make them.

RAFAUT provides a wide range of munitions :

  • Light warheads : MK81 MK82
  • Heavy warheads : MK83 MK 84
  • Penetration warheads : P1000 enhanced penetrator
  • Customized warheads : SDB, … thanks to its Design Office

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General Purpose Warhead (MK81 to MK84)

Technical features

  • Case: forged from a seamless tube
    More efficient technology than rolled and weeded steel
  • Warhead explosive: Latest generation PBXN-109 (for French Air Force)
    Can be changed upon client request
  • Warhead material: High performance steel (for French Air Force)
    Can be changed upon client request
  • Guidance guide compliance: NATO STD
    Paveway II to IV, Enhance Paveway, HAMMER, …
  • Fuzing systems : FBM21, FMU 139, FMU 143, or equivalent

Safety features

During storage, in case of fire, RAFAUT’s warheads are equipped with venting systems to avoid unexpected explosion

Penetration Warhead

Technical features

  • 2000 lbs penetrator
  • Penetration performance higher than 1,8 m
  • Case: forged from a seamless tube
    More efficient technology than rolled and weeded steel
  • Warhead explosive: Latest generation PBXN-109 (for French Air Force)
    Can be changed upon client request
  • Warhead material: High performance steel (for French Air Force)
    Can be changed upon client request
  • Guidance guide compliance: NATO STD
    E-Paveway II, III or equivalent
  • Fuzing systems: FBM21, FMU 139, FMU 143, or equivalent