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LESS BANG: The U.S. Navy plans to buy a limited quantity of Scalpel low-collateral-damage laser-guided bombs from Lockheed Martin, even as a congressional committee adds funds to the Fiscal 2011 defense budget to develop the Very Low Collateral Damage Precision Air Drop Weapon to meet urgent Air Force and Navy requirements in Afghanistan. The 100-lb. Scalpel is based on Lockheed’s Enhanced Laser-Guided Training Round, already carried by Navy and Marine Corps aircraft. The U.S. already has low-collateral-damage “focused lethality” versions of the 250-lb.


 

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