TITLE

Weapons testing enters new era

AUTHOR(S)
Wade, Bill
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Airman;Jul2004, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the action taken by engineers and technicians in a new weapons-testing era by dropping an inert, precision laser-guided bomb fro an F-15E Strike Eagle that struck an offshore floating target twenty one miles away in Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Action of the program; Assistance of the program on the wing officials; Evaluation of weapons.
ACCESSION #
13854639

 

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