The Week in Defense, June 4-10, 2021

In 2020, the Navy launched development of an extended-range version of its AGM-154 JSOW (pictured), but the service is now opting to purchase the AGM-158B Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range.
Credit: Raytheon
U.S. Navy Scraps Effort To Extend Range of Joint Standoff Weapon The U.S. Navy has decided to acquire stealthy cruise missiles instead of developing a powered version of a long-range glide munition, a spokeswoman said June 1. The fiscal 2022 budget request unveiled on May 28 confirmed the...

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