All the kits require assembly and painting. Plastic model cement, acrylic or enamel paints are recommended however, polyurethane coatings can be used if applied in thin coats. The model bombs may be dropped but can be damaged on hard surfaces. They are very light and may also require a nose weight to prevent looking like an empty drop tank when released. A wad of silicone inside the nose has done well for us
Vacuum formed plastic parts
Guided Bomb Unit-12 (GBU-12)
The Guided Bomb Unit-12 (GBU-12) utilizes a Mk82 500-pound general purpose warhead. The operator illuminates a target with a laser designator and then the munition guides to a spot of laser energy reflected from the target. The GBU-12 is a member of the Paveway II series of laser guided bombs (LGBs). These weapons are hybrids. At the core of each is a bomb: a 500-pound Mk 82 for the GBU-12, a 1,000-pound Mk 83 for the GBU-16 and a 2,000-pound Mk 84 for the GBU-10. A laser guidance kit is integrated with each bomb to add the requisite degree of precision. The kit consists of a computer control group at the front end of the weapon and an airfoil group at the back. When a target is illuminated by a laser - either airborne or ground-based - the guidance fins (canards) react to signals from the control group and steer the weapon to the target. Wings on the airfoil group add the lift and aerodynamic stability necessary for in-flight maneuvering.
3 ½" x 7/16" - Makes 8 GBU-12 Bombs