Information

Serial Code Fragments:

Paveway III bomb

Confirmed Company:

Raytheon


Victims:

2+


Location:

Thabwa, Sanaa, Yemen


Date:

26.10.2015


Map:

EF7–8


Type of weapon

Paveway III

About

On October 26, at about 11:30 a.m., an airstrike hit Thabwa, a southern suburb of Sanaa, wounding a woman and her 3-year-old son. The strike destroyed two homes. Abdullah Hussein al-Futohy, whose house was just 10 meters from where the bomb struck.

Crater of bomb. During the impact the building in the background got destroyed aswell.

GBU-24 Paveway III or simply GBU-24 is a family of laser-guided bombs, a sub-group of the larger Raytheon Paveway III family of weapons. The Paveway guidance package consists of a seeker package attached to the nose (the front) of the weapon, and a wing kit attached to the rear to provide stability and greater range.

Front page. Raytheon Paveway document from 2006. Currently Raytheon does not provide any in-depth pdf document about this laser-guided bomb. The only information available provided by Raytheon is a three sentence introduction which honours the weapon so called successful missions like Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Unified Protector.

Back page. Raytheon Paveway document from 2006. Currently Raytheon does not provide any in-depth pdf document about this laser-guided bomb. The only information available provided by Raytheon is a three sentence introduction which honours the weapon so called successful missions like Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Unified Protector.

Paveway badge. GPS & Laser Guided Bombs. Lethal Accuracy - Anytime - Anywhere

Raytheon Technologies Logo: According to SIPRI research Raytheon accounts to the top five largest arms companies in the world ranked by their arms sales in 2019.

Jerry Tobey, Vice President Air Warfare Systems Business Development from Raytheon admiring their success and sharing their future steps. The video shows in the background different bombs like the Paveway IV or the Small Diameter Bomb GBU 53-B.