Operational F-35 Unit Employs GBU-49 For 1st Time In Training

An operational U.S. Air Force squadron dropped a GBU-49 bomb from a Lockheed Martin F-35 for the first time in a combat training exercise, the service announced Nov. 15. The operational addition of the Raytheon-built derivative of the 500-lb. Paveway series improves the F-35’s ability to hit moving...

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