Missiles by the crateload

A U.S. Air Force C-17A Globemaster III transport aircraft simulated the launch of multiple AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile cruise missiles via a palletized system during a recent major demonstration exercise. This is the latest in a series of experiments to evaluate the possibility of using cargo aircraft as so-called “arsenal planes” to provide additional strike capacity, especially during a high-end conflict.

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2 comments for “Missiles by the crateload

  1. Just what the world needs, an incentive to shoot down large four-engined planes just in case they are carrying cruise missiles.

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