Lockheed considers modifying JASSM to carry small munitions, UAS

By Rachel Cohen / April 28, 2017 at 9:50 AM
Lockheed Martin is drawing up ideas for ways to turn its Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile into a delivery system for smaller munitions and potentially small unmanned aerial systems, a configuration that could be immediately available with federal funding, a company official told Inside the Air Force this week. Lockheed is exploring upgrades to the GPS-guided missile, which usually houses a 1,000-lb payload, that would allow it to fly missions other than point-to-point bombing of hard, deeply buried targets. The...

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