SOCOM Seeks To Launch New R&D Programs In FY-14

By Christopher J. Castelli / April 17, 2013 at 4:56 PM
The Defense Department's new budget request would start an array of multimillion-dollar development programs tailored to the needs of the nation's most elite troops, including investments in precision weapons, electronic warfare and future vertical-lift capabilities. U.S. Special Operation Command's research-and-development plans call for investing $20 million in fiscal year 2014 to launch the Precision Strike Package Large Caliber Gun program, which would build, integrate and test an upgrade of the Precision Strike Package on AC-130J gunships, according to budget justification...

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