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SGA2012: Raytheon completes JSOW ER test

14th February 2012 - 09:53 GMT | by Andrew White in Singapore

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Raytheon announced the completion of the first test of the AGM-154 Joint Stand-Off Weapon (JSOW) Extended Range (ER) warhead at the Singapore Airshow on 14 February.

According to company officials, the test was carried out at Camden, Arkansas towards the end of last year. However, Raytheon has only just received clearance to comment on the tests. The latest evaluation comprised the detonation of the MAW warhead fuze, as used on board the Maverick munition.

This follows a 2009 propulsion test in the Pacific ocean which saw JSOW-ER complete its first 260nm flight. A threshold of 150nm was sought  alongside an

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