JSOW C-1 adds moving maritime target capability and the two-way strike common weapon datalink to the combat-proven weapon. (Photo courtesy Raytheon)

Navy to Deploy New Fighter-Launched Weapon

The U.S. Navy will soon deploy a new air-launched, precision-guided weapon that features a two-way data-link to identify and destroy moving targets at sea, giving…

Lt. Col. George Watkins, the 34th Fighter Squadron commander, drops a GBU-12 laser-guided bomb from an F-35A Lightning II at the Utah Test and Training Range Feb. 25, 2016. The 34th FS is the Air Force's first combat unit to employ munitions from the F-35A. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Haseltine)

Air Force Combat Units Drop Bombs from F-35A

U.S. Air Force combat units dropped bombs from the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter for the first time, the service announced. Pilots flying the stealthy fifth-generation…