Precision Strike Weapon Advances Create Mythology of Infallibility

Keeter, Hunter C.
July 2004
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p19
Focuses on the limitations of precision-guided munitions (PGM), also called "smart bombs". U.S. Department of Defense's search for economical ways to achieve results similar to that of high-cost weapons programs; Disruption of lasers and other guidance systems by weather, terrain variations, battlefield conditions and electronic jamming. INSETS: Precision Strike Revealed;The Challenge of Joint Fire -Support Interoparability.


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