Tag: SDB II

Developmental testing completed on SDB II
"We call SDB II a game changer because the weapon doesn't just hit GPS coordinates; it finds and engages targets," Mike Jarrett, Raytheon Air Warfare Systems vice president The developmental testing of the Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) has been completed, Raytheon declared on Apr. 19. Government testing is on schedule to conclude this year and Raytheon has also started...
U.S. approves sale of 3,900 Small Diameter Bomb II for Australia's F-35A fleet
The proposed sale of Small Diameter Bomb II will improve Australia’s F-35 survivability and will enhance its capability to deter global threats Australia has been granted permission by the U.S. government to order up to 3,900 GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment IIs (SDB IIs) for its F-35A fleet. The estimated total case value is $815 million. The proposed sale of SDB II...