Army delays final JAGM milestones following software challenges with USMC helos

By Jason Sherman / April 23, 2021 at 12:52 PM
The Army is delaying the last two acquisition milestones for the $8.2 billion Joint Air-to-Ground Missile program, pushing target dates for integrating the next-generation, airborne-launched weapon -- originally slated to be accomplished last year -- into 2022, changes driven by technical difficulties encountered while attempting to integrate the new missile onto Marine Corps helicopters. The Joint Attack Munition Systems Project Office originally planned to declare the initial operational capability for JAGM on the Marine Corps' twin-engine attack helicopter, the AH-1Z...

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