French Defense Agency OKs AASM Munition For Rafale Use


Credit: DGA
France’s defense materiel agency has cleared a new 1,000-kg (2,204-lb.) version of the Safran AASM munition for use on Dassault Rafale fighters, further broadening the platform’s weapon’s capability. The AASM–short for Modular Air-to-Ground Armament–is a Safran-developed guidance kit for unguided...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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