Lockheed Martin displayed a model of its prospective Cuda air-to-air missile at the Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando earlier today. The company had some additional details about their new weapon, but the display itself was actually tucked away in a distant corner of their booth.
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Could live virtual constructive (LVC) training help reduce some of the F-35's soaring costs? It might, if the US Air Force, US Navy and USMC didn't need to continually cycle through fourth-generation machines or have other F-35s act as "Red Air" during training sorties. But what is clear is that the new technology will help US tactical air forces practice for beyond visual range fights much more effectively than ever before--especially if you're a Raptor driver and nobody wants to play with you (because it's not much fun dying before you even know you're under attack). However, you still need other jets to train against for those within visual range fights...
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Looks like the US Army yesterday officially cancelled the contract solicitation for the Joint Air to Ground Missile (JAGM), or so says this acquisition notice. I'm working on confirming the details, but it appears that JAGM may already be history ... like it's predecessor.
[UPDATE: I jumped the gun here. JAGM is alive and well. The army just cancelled a previous draft of the RFP that stated there would be no competition. This is because there will indeed be a competition.]