28 Feb '17, 12am

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Raytheon adds firepower to the world’s most advanced fighter jet Share The world’s most advanced fighter jet needs the most advanced weapons to defeat ever-evolving threats. For the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Raytheon is providing precision munitions for firepower, a smart bomb rack that can be maintained on the fly and an advanced landing system to ensure successful missions. “Raytheon has been involved since Day One,” said Tom Copeman, vice president of business development for the company's Air Warfare Systems product line. “We have been working to integrate our state-of-the-art weapons on the next-gen fighter since 1996, when Lockheed Martin was awarded the initial JSF development contract.” Those weapons include: AIM-9X® missile: The AIM-9X Sidewinder™ missile is the first short-range, air-to-air missile to be used on the F-35. The U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and Raythe...

Full article: http://www.raytheon.com/news/feature/arming_the_f-35.html...

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