Air-Launched Weapons

The AGM-179 Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM)

Lockheed Martin is developing the JAGM for launch from the Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter, the Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the Navy MH-60R helicopter, and the Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter. JAGM is to replace U.S. Army and Navy inventories of Airborne TOW, Maverick, and Hellfire air-to-ground missiles. […]

Naval Platforms

MH-60R Seahawk Multimission Maritime Helicopters

‘Romeo’ Seahawk helicopters have advanced combat systems like sensors, missiles, and torpedoes to track and hunt enemy boats and submarines. The US $28 million helicopter can easily strike fear in a submarine Captain’s mind. The MH-60R is astounding 98% available for service and combat mission. […]

Air Platform

The assassin in the sky: General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, MQ-1B Predator and MQ-1C Gray Eagle MALE UAV

The operation to kill Soleimani is believed to have been overseen by the CIA. U.S. Air Force pilots fly MQ-9 Reapers from Creech Air Force base in Nevada and some are seconded to the CIA in Langley, Virginia.

The MQ-1B Predator, MQ-1C Gray Eagle, and MQ-9 Reaper aka Predator B are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) manufactured by General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI). Operated by controllers often sitting halfway around the world in dark trailers, the Predator is the platform that ushered in the new era of unmanned precision attacks. […]