USAF Buying Joint Strike Missiles For First Time

An F-35 flies with the Joint Strike Missile.

Credit: Lockheed Martin
The U.S. Air Force is focusing heavily on maritime strike as it looks toward the Pacific and its munitions requirements, prompting the service to announce for the first time it intends to buy the Kongsberg-Raytheon Joint Strike Missile. The service’s fiscal 2024 budget request, unveiled March 13...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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