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Small Diameter Bomb II

FARNBOROUGH, England — Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force are testing a new, high-tech air-dropped bomb that can pinpoint targets from long distances, destroy stationary or moving targets and change course in flight using a two-way data link, officials said at the Farnborough International Airshow. The Small Diameter Bomb II represents a technological departure from […]

The Air Force is in the early stages of engineering a new class of tailorable, flexible weapons designed to embrace new technologies as they emerge and switch seekers or sensors as needed, service officials said. Managed in part by the Air Force Research Lab Munitions Directorate, the flexible weapons program aims to build small, medium […]