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First firing for JAGM from Apache

12th January 2017 - 16:47 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


The Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) has been fired from an AH-64D Apache for the first time, it has been confirmed by the US Army's Program Executive Office (PEO) Missiles and Space.

The firing took place on 7 December 2016 at the Eglin Air Force Base Maritime Range, Florida. The Lockheed Martin developed missile was used against a remotely piloted, fast moving small boat at a range of 4km.

This is the tenth successful flight test carried out by JAGM, with the primary objective being to demonstrate the missile's capability to carry out target handover from the laser sensor to the

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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