U.S. Air Force ordered 158 JASSM stealth cruise missile standoff
American JASSM stealth cruise missile standoff horse
company’s Web site, according to Luo ? February 5, 2010 reported that Lockheed Martin ? U.S. Air Force has received a contract worth $ 243.5 million, producing the first batch of the Joint Standoff 8 ground cruise missiles (JASSM). The contract so that the total number of missiles over 1200 contracts.
The contract is for 158 JASSM missiles, and fuze reliability, component updates, equipment testing, system reliability and flight test support services. Recent B-52 and F-16 flight test aircraft, standoff cruise missiles invisible to prove the reliability for a variety of goals and capability to combat – including the reinforcement of facilities, underground bunkers and air defense systems.
JASSM missile is a key Air Force weapon, the contract production of 4900 target JASSM-ER and JASSM missile. Lockheed Martin also for foreign customers to produce JASSM missiles. JASSM in B-1, B-2, B-52 and F-16 aircraft has been successfully verified. Future platforms will include the F-15E, F/A-18 and F-35 fighter.
JASSM weighs about 2000 pounds, with armor-piercing explosive warhead head and two modes. JASSM for any weather conditions (day or night), it uses advanced infrared devices and anti-jam GPS to find targets. It can make a special appearance in flight is difficult to shoot down the enemy. (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Electronic Science and Technology Information Institute Chen Hao)