The U.S. Air Force has retired the AGM-86C more than 45 years after the original Global Positioning System (GPS)-guided conventional air-launched cruise missile (CALCM) entered development.  A crew at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, downloaded the final AGM-86C for the last time on Nov. 20, according to the public affairs office of the 2nd Bomb Wing. The small, winged missile made its combat—and public—debut on the first night of Operation Desert Storm in 1991, when a B-52 ...

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