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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Boeing Begins Full-Rate Production of Laser JDAM for US Navy

Laser JDAM |Boeing recently received a $22.7 million modification to an existing U.S. Navy contract for more than 2,300 Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition (Laser JDAM) sensors, starting full-rate production to meet the Navy’s Direct Attack Moving Target Capability (DAMTC) program requirement.

JDAM is a low-cost, modular guidance kit that converts unguided free-fall bombs into near precision-guided weapons.

Laser functionality boosts the weapon's effectiveness against moving targets, maritime threats and other relocatable targets.

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