Air-Launched Weapons

US Navy to convert AGM-154C-1 JSOWs to AGM-154C configuration

16 January 2019

The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Precision Strike Weapons Program Office (PMA-201) announced on 2 January that it intends to award a firm-fixed price (FFP) sole-source contract to Raytheon Missile Systems to convert 242 AGM-154C-1 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) all-up rounds (AURs) to the AGM-154C configuration.

JSOW is a joint US Navy/US Air Force (USN/USAF) programme with the USN as the lead service.

Developed and manufactured by Raytheon Missile Systems, the JSOW AGM-154C is a medium-range air-to-surface precision-guided glide weapon employing a GPS/inertial navigation system and a terminal imaging infrared seeker, designed principally for the engagement of fixed land targets.

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