Small Diameter Bomb II unit cost growth caused 'significant' Nunn-McCurdy breach

By Sara Sirota / March 18, 2020 at 4:19 PM
The Small Diameter Bomb II's unit cost grew high enough to trigger a Nunn-McCurdy breach in the fall because, according to the Air Force's acquisition chief, the other military services and foreign partners have not bought as many as expected. The Raytheon-made SDB II, also known as StormBreaker, is a Link 16-enabled standoff weapon that can destroy moving and stationary targets in adverse weather conditions with minimized risk of civilian harm. After incorporating data from Lot 2 during low-rate initial...

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