The path not taken.
- Oct 9, 2009
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Boeing has resurrected and is showing off its Powered JDAM concept believing that the US Air Force (USAF) is keen to buy low-cost cruise missiles.
Boeing is developing a long-range version of its Joint Direct Attack Munition called the Powered JDAM, adding an engine to extend its range by 20 times over the conventional glide version of the weapon.
Working in alignment with the U.S. Air Force’s PEO Weapons, but spending its own internal R&D funds, Boeing has added an engine and a tail kit to its venerable (430,000 units sold) Joint …