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1st Test Of Small Tactical Munition Called A Success

April 03 2012


Raytheon says its Small Tactical Munition (STM) made a direct hit on a target during its first guided flight test, reports the defense firm.

A Cobra unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) released the STM Phase II weapon in flight. The munition used GPS and inertial navigation, as well as semi-active laser guidance, to hit the target, said the company.

The company announced the results on Monday of the test in February at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.

The Phase II weapon, weighing 13.5...

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