Air-Launched Weapons

Raytheon to provide Qatari air force with JSOW training

05 November 2019

Raytheon Missile Systems will be awarded a contract to provide the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) with initial integrated logistics support and training for the AGM-154C Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW), according to a notice released on the US Federal Business Opportunities website on 1 November.

The contract is expected to be awarded in the second quarter of 2020 and will be performed over a four-year period.

The US Department of Defense announced in October 2017 that it had awarded a USD173 million contract to Raytheon to produce 200 AGM-154C Block III JSOWs for Qatar by June 2020.

The JSOW is a precision glide bomb with a range of up to 130 km when launched from high altitude.

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