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AUSA Winter: Lockheed’s JAGM completes guidance testing

21st February 2014 - 11:55 GMT | by Tim Fish in Huntsville


The dual-mode guidance system for Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) completed a demonstration on 5 February at Eglin Air Force Base.

Lockheed Martin announced the milestone at the AUSA Winter 2014 exhibition in Huntsville, Alabama and said that the rail-mounted guidance section of the missile used its semi-active laser to engage the moving target at 6km.

The tests were funded by the company as part of the US Army’s 27-month Continued Technology Development (CTD) programme.

Frank St John, the VP for tactical missiles at Lockheed Martin, said: ‘The seeker has a semi-active laser [SAL] and millimetre wave [MMW] capabilities.

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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