Pentagon Prepares Smart Bombs For Day Without GPS

Credit: Small Diameter Bomber: USAF
A curious device designed to guide U.S. air-to-ground munitions when satellite navigation aides are being disrupted will soon enter flight testing on the Boeing GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb. The Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) has been working with the Air Force to use smartphone-class...

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