The Week In Defense, May 13-20, 2021

Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile on F-15E
The U.S. Air Force is testing how to increase the number of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles that can be loaded onto a Boeing F-15E.
Credit: Natalie Stanley/926th Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Air Force Tests Flying Five JASSMs on F-15 The U.S. Air Force may seek to more than double the loadout capacity of Lockheed Martin AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles on the Boeing F-15E. A crew at the 53rd Wing on Eglin AFB, Florida, loaded five of the 2,150-lb. cruise missiles on...

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