Tag: Joint Direct Attack Munition

Hackers steal data on the F-35, C-130, P-8 and JDAM from Australian defense contractor
“The compromise was extensive and extreme, it included information on the F-35, C-130, P-8, JDAM and few naval vessels," Mitchell Clarke, Australian Signals Directorate manager Sloppy cyber-security practices has allowed hackers to steal data on the F-35, C-130, P-8 and JDAM from an Australian defense contractor. As reported by News.com.au, Dan Tehan, the minister in charge of cyber security, said that...
The GBU-31 is used for precision targeting on fixed objects, ranging from stationary vehicles to large building complexes The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) participated in Combat Hammer last week at Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah. As we have already explained, Combat Hammer is an exercise that evaluates weapons systems in their entirety— from the loading to the delivery...
MQ-9 Reaper
For the past 10 years MQ-9 aircrew have been employing AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and GBU-12 laser-guided bombs, but the JDAM brings new global positioning system capabilities to the warfighters An MQ-9 Reaper recently dropped a GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) at a range, adding another weapon to the drone’s arsenal. "We had a great opportunity to drop the first live...
To make training more realistic, A-10 pilots shot inert 30 millimeter training rounds at unmanned boats positioned in the Gulf of Mexico Fishing boats equipped with makeshift machine guns and weapons to resemble ‘pirate boats’ invaded the area by the Midbay Bridge between Niceville and Destin Feb. 6. This was a scene from Combat Hammer, the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s (FWS)...
F-22 stealth fighters left behind at Tyndall AFB damaged beyond repair by Hurricane Michael
Tyndall’s F-22 Raptors are essential to the mission of training and projecting combat air power and are a critical component of air dominance Taken on Dec. 15, 2016 the cool picture in this post shows U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptors in various stages of routine maintenance sit in a hangar during the night at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB),...
The F-15E is still a phenomenal and capable war-fighting machine. It controls the sky and dominates the ground On Dec. 11, 2016 the iconic F-15E Strike Eagle celebrated its first flight 30th anniversary. Still today, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) considers the "Mudhen" (as the F-15E Strike Eagle is nicknamed by its aircrews) to be one of the most proficient multi-role, air-to-air...

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