Navy has yet to field SDB Increment II on F/A-18E/F

By Audrey Decker / March 14, 2022 at 1:17 PM
The Navy expects to complete final integration testing of the Small Diameter Bomb Increment II on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet this year, a program spokesman told Inside Defense Friday. The program’s testing was delayed to implement software changes intended to provide enhanced capability to the weapon and aircraft, according to Capt. Richard Gensley, precision strike weapons program manager. “The program has experienced some technical challenges which can be expected when integrating a new weapon system on an aircraft. The...

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