The U.S. is shipping Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bombs to Ukraine, according to a U.S. defense official. The GLSDB is a precision-guided bomb that attaches to a M26 rocket and is considerably cheaper than other long-range missile systems like ATACMS.
While the GLSDBs won’t be Kyiv’s most powerful or longest-range weapon, WSJ explains how they could add significant flexibility and capacity for military operations.
0:00 U.S. shipping GLSDB to Ukraine
0:43 How the weapon works
4:15 Pricing and comparisons
5:12 What’s next?
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