European air forces are gradually moving to increase their short- and long-range precision-guided weapon capabilities, but a large gap remains in the medium-range category and the capability to attack relocatable targets. Two weapons are under development for strikes against high value, reinforced fixed targets from standoff ranges of more than 150 mi.--the Matra BAe Dynamics Storm Shadow/Scalp and the Saab/LFK Taurus. The Anglo-French Storm Shadow/Scalp standoff weapon is in the ...
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