Inside the Air Force - November 20, 2015

Textron explores capabilities for next-generation GBU-X munition

November 19, 2015 at 4:32 PM
Following a $4.9 million award from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Textron Systems became the latest industry partner to help define the requirements of the service's next-generation, flexible missile. The five-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, awarded Oct. 28, will allow Textron to conduct research into the technology and the potential capabilities for the GBU-X flexible weapons program. That knowledge will contribute to the Air Force's requirements for the GBU-X system and will be inserted into the competition for the missile. "We're...

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