G-CLAW

G-CLAW

50 lb. glide munition with 20 lb. warhead for anti-personnel/anti-materiel targets
GPS-aided/Inertial Navigation System (INS) with Semi-Active Laser precision guidance
Height of burst (HOB) sensor fuze optimally detonates for lethal effects
360 degree engagement envelope
Compatible with the Common Launch Tube
Gross Weight (LB)
50 pounds
Guidance System
SAASM GPS/INS with Semi-Active Laser Seeker
Dimensions
42 in. length, 5.9 in. diameter
Components
Tri-Mode Fuze
Flexible delivery. Precision effects.

Textron Systems has engineered, tested and demonstrated a small, lightweight, precision glide weapon called G-CLAW. It features a GPS-aided INS with Semi-Active Laser guidance, proportional control actuation system and a 20 pound shaped charge warhead with fragmentation sleeve optimized for anti-personnel, vehicles (including light armor), watercraft and light structures.

Specifications

Gross Weight (LB)
50 pounds
Guidance System
SAASM GPS/INS with Semi-Active Laser Seeker
Dimensions
42 in. length, 5.9 in. diameter
Components
Tri-Mode Fuze

Resources

US special forces seek tube-launched glide bombs

The US air force has expressed interest in rapidly acquiring lightweight glide bombs capable of striking fast-moving targets from the common launch tubes of special operations aircraft.