TITLE

Heavy-handed Accuracy

AUTHOR(S)
Braybrook, Roy
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Armada International;Dec/Jan2007, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the efforts of armies and defense companies to improve the precision of guided bombs and warheads. A Hardened Surface Target Ordnance is being developed by the U.S. Air Force for use against multi-storey targets and relatively soft bunkers. The Wind-Corrected Munition Dispenser from Lockheed Martin gives an accuracy of 26 meters regardless of weather. The capabilities of the Jdam series of guided bombs from Boeing are outlined.
ACCESSION #
23567170

 

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