Armed and Unafraid

Burgess, Richard R.
May 2008
Sea Power;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p20
The article reports on the proposals made by the U.S. Navy for their next-generation electronic reconnaissance aircraft, EPX. The said aircraft will be armed making it capable of active targeting and taking out targets. It will replace the EP-3E Aries II reconnaissance aircraft. It will take advantage of precision-guided standoff weapons in striking detected targets on land and at sea with a reduced kill chain of events.


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