October 14 2009
Boeing has completed a 42-month risk-reduction program for the GBU-40 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II project with a successful flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., reports the defense firm.
During the test, the guided test vehicle was dropped from an F-15E Strike Eagle and received in-flight target updates using a tactical radio communications, which were processed by the Lockheed Martin tri-mode seeker, reported company officials.
While using the updates, the seeker...
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