Air Force set to launch development of new JASSM variant, added capabilities not disclosed

By Jason Sherman / October 21, 2022 at 11:53 AM
The Air Force wants to develop a new variant of its next-generation cruise missile that will add new capabilities to its ability to strike enemy targets beyond the reach of adversary air defenses, announcing plans to award prime contractor Lockheed Martin a contract for a new version of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile. On Oct. 20, the JASSM program office -- part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Armament Directorate/Long Range Systems Division -- announced the new development...

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