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Air Force Fires "Collaborative" Small Diameter Bombs Finding Targets "In Flight"

 

Apr 13, 2021

Video: Air Force Upgrades Weapons to Respond to New Threats

By Kris Osborn - Warrior Maven

(Washington D.C.) Air Force weapons developers see new opportunities with an emerging high-tech program intended to enable in-flight weapons networking or “collaboration” to optimize targeting and flight-path trajectory.

Earlier this year, the Air Force Test Center tested “Collaborative Small Diameter Bombs,” an innovation drawing upon computer algorithms to facilitate in-flight networking with weapons on route to targets. The program, according to an Air Force report, is called Golden Horde. It is built upon the technical concept of Networked, Collaborative and Autonomous, or NCA, weapons.

While the test, flying an F-16 armed with the bombs was not a complete success, Air Force Research Lab Commander Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle sees new improvement opportunities with the program.

https://defensemaven.io/warriormaven/air/air-force-fires-collaborative-small-diameter-bombs-finding-targets-in-flight-CCxAM2Uu3EuSkrbmzN3oWw
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