USAF Awards Raytheon $320m Contract for 1,500 StormBreaker

USAF Awards Raytheon $320m Contract for 1,500 StormBreaker
US Air Force (USAF) has awarded Raytheon Technologies a contract of $320 million for the production and delivery of additional 1,500 StormBreaker smart weapon systems.

USAF Awards Raytheon $320m Contract for 1,500 StormBreakerAccording to a Pentagon announcement, Raytheon must deliver StormBreaker, also known as Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II), GBU-53/B assembled weapons and containers, to the USAF due June 2027.USAF Awards Raytheon $320m Contract for 1,500 StormBreakerStormBreaker is a network-enabled, air-to-surface smart weapon system that detects moving targets autonomously. It engages them with its winged munition. The weapon has a tri-mode seeker and a multi-effect warhead. StormBreaker is currently used with the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft. Furthermore, the smart weapon is being tested for the F-35B fighter jet and the F/A-18 Hornet multi-role jet.USAF Awards Raytheon $320m Contract for 1,500 StormBreaker


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