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Farnborough 2016: GLSDB pitched to US Army

7th July 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London

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Boeing and Saab plan to display the capabilities of the newly-developed Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) to the US Army in a live fire demonstration later in 2016.

Developed under a teaming agreement signed by Saab and Boeing in August 2014, the GLSDB concept takes Boeing’s GBU-39/B SDB I – originally developed for delivery by aircraft – and integrates it with an M26 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) rocket motor with an inter-stage adapter.

Speaking to reporters in advance of the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 (FIA 2016), Saab marketing and sales director Alexander Alderson said tests in February 2015 at

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