SDB II glide bomb on target for IOC in FY-23

By Linda Hersey / May 2, 2023 at 2:51 PM
The Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II) will be fielded aboard the Navy's F/A-18E/F Super Hornet this year, where it will undergo more tests after experiencing delays from software changes to improve weapons-aircraft integration. The Navy plans to test the SDB II platform on the F/A-18E/F as part of a Quick Reaction Assessment to provide an independent and early review of its operational effectiveness and suitability aboard the aircraft. The service plans to purchase 1,218 of the weapons platforms...

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