Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Raytheon GBU-53B completes test

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Raytheon Co. completed a series of captive carry flight tests of its entry in the GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II competition. Engineers tested the weapon's integration and guidance receiver navigator on an Air Force F-15E and also conducted seeker-performance evaluations on an Army UH-1 helicopter. (Source: Raytheon via PRNewswire, 07/29/09)