ACC green-lights SDB II for operational use on F-15E Strike Eagle

By Sara Sirota / October 13, 2020 at 5:12 PM
Air Combat Command has approved Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II -- a smart weapon dubbed "StormBreaker" -- for operational use following a major testing campaign, a production line pause and a Nunn-McCurdy cost growth breach. ACC cleared SDB II to fly on the F-15E Strike Eagle on Sept. 23 after units at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, executed 138 developmental and operational flight tests, according to a news article the Air Force released today. The weapon is also expected to...

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