Return Of Maverick? Raytheon Hopes So

Credit: The tank-destroying AGM-65 Maverick entered service in 1972 and is still widely used today for close air support and rapid strikes on moving vehicles: U.S. Air Force
DESTIN, Florida—Raytheon has proposed resuming production of new main bodies for the AGM-65 Maverick missile to boost stockpiles as the 45-year-old tank killer sees renewed use in the battle against extremist groups in Iraq and Syria. The company has already been upgrading the guidance and control...

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