They share the same powerful capabilities and stealth characteristics, though JASSM
-ER has more than two-and-a-half times the range of JASSM
for greater standoff range.
The long-range air-to-surface called JASSM
missiles will be a force multiplier for the Poland's F-16 fleet.
The Pentagon estimated that JASSM
costs increased by $882.
In April, Lockheed Martin was selected over Boeing to build JASSM
Armed with a penetrating blast-fragmentation warhead, JASSM
is a stealthy, precision-guided cruise missile.
While baseline JASSM
missile reliability has improved, it is not expected to achieve the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics' required level of 90 percent until 2013.
could fly and pick up the target with its own seeker and then finish the intercept," said Randy Bigum, vice president for strike weapons at Lockheed Martin, the manufacturer of both JASSM
Woven Electronics, LLC, a TSI Group company, was awarded with the 2007 JASSM
Precision Award for Outstanding Quality at the Lockheed Martin JASSM
(joint air-to-surface standoff missile) General Managers conference in Orlando, FL.
Contract Awarded for Joint-Air-to-Surface standoff missile often referred to as JASSM
A GPS-guided weapon, the JSOW has a range of approximately 50 nautical miles (nm), and the optically and GPS-guided JASSM
has a range of over 200 nm.
The services plan to deploy JASSM
on B-1, B-2, B-52, F-16 and F/A-18 aircraft.
In addition to producing JASSM
, Lockheed Martin will also delivery system upgrades, integration, sustainment, management, and logistical support for the missile,