USAF To Begin Stockpiling Raytheon GBU-49s For F-35A

The U.S. Air Force intends to buy as many as 1,200 GBU-49 Enhanced Paveway II smart bombs from Raytheon to arm the Lockheed Martin F-35A. The disclosure was made in a July 16 notice of contracting action, which indicated procurement of 400 weapons initially. Air Force officials have been discussing...

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