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  • GAM-67 Crossbow

    Note: This item is currently in storage. The GAM-67 (Guided Air Missile) was a pilotless drone initially designed as a high altitude target. The Crossbow was powered by a Continental J69 gas turbine and could achieve speeds approaching Mach I. The Crossbow was also capable of being ground launched

  • General Electric AN/ASQ-145 Low Light Level Television Sensor System

    The Low Light Level Television Sensor (LLLTV) installed on AC-130 gunships enabled the aircrew to illuminate targets covertly during night operations. Located just in front of the 20mm guns, the LLLTV could amplify the existing light 60,000 times to produce television images as clearly as if it were

  • GBU-31/32 Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM)

    Developed by Boeing for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) guidance tail kit converts unguided, free-fall "dumb" bombs into accurate, all-weather "smart" Guided Bomb Units (GBU). These bombs cost much less than laser or television guided bombs. The tail section

  • GBU-24 Paveway III

    The Guided Bomb Unit-24 (GBU-24) is a laser guided bomb used to destroy hardened targets. It consists of the nose-mounted laser guidance unit and the Paveway III tail assembly fitted to a 2,000-pound BLU-109 bomb with its special steel casing. The original Paveway I demonstrated the usefulness of

  • GAU-8/A Avenger

    On Nov. 16, 1970, the Air Force issued a request for proposal for a 30mm rapid fire cannon to use in the A-X Close Air Support aircraft. In June of 1971 General Electric and Philco Ford were selected to build the prototype gun, designated GAU-8. Besides development of the gun, the contract called

  • General Dynamics/McDonnell Douglas BGM-109G Gryphon

    The Ground Launched Cruise Missile (GLCM) was a mobile, ground-to-ground cruise missile developed to provide North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) theater commanders with a low-cost, reliable, accurate tactical nuclear missile. Its sophisticated guidance system allowed it to penetrate enemy

  • General Dynamics AGM-129A Advanced Cruise Missile

    The Advanced Cruise Missile (ACM) is an air-to-ground cruise missile developed to provide the U.S. Air Force with a long range, highly survivable, strategic standoff weapon. The ACM uses laser sensor updates to give it high navigation accuracy, and stealth technology gives it a low radar cross

  • Grumman HU-16B Albatross

    Grumman designed the versatile Albatross to meet a U.S. Navy requirement for an amphibious utility aircraft which could also operate from snow and ice with skis. During the Korean War, Albatrosses rescued almost 1,000 United Nations personnel from coastal waters and rivers, often behind enemy lines.

  • General Dynamics EF-111A Raven

    Please note: This aircraft is currently in storage.EF-111A Ravens, known affectionately as "Fat Tails" and "Spark Varks," (the F-111 is known as the Aardvark), served as tactical electronic jamming aircraft in the 1980s and 1990s. The U.S. Air Force received 42 EF-111As between 1981 and 1985, and

  • Grumman OA-12 Duck

    The OA-12 Duck is the U.S. Air Force version of the Navy J2F-6 amphibian. Derived from the XJF-1 that first flew in 1933, the J2F series aircraft were used primarily by the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, before and during World War II.One famous Duck served with the U.S. Army Air Forces