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April 15, 2014
Air Force receives first production lot JASSM-ER missiles
Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (UPI) Apr 9, 2013
The first production lot of extended range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff missile, or JASSM-ER, has been delivered to the U.S. Air Force by Lockheed Martin. The long-range precision-guided missiles were delivered to Dyess Air Force Base in Texas. "JASSM can neutralize (targets) while keeping our nation's combat aircrews safely outside the range of threats," said Kenneth Bandy, the JASSM director for test and integration. "JASSM-ER delivers a revolutionary capability to the warfight ... read more

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