Archive | August 7, 2012

Los Angeles Times | Raytheon Develops 13-Pound ‘Smart Bomb’ for Drone Aircraft

When it comes to munitions, Raytheon Co. usually thinks big. Multi-ton bunker-busting bombs. Jet engine-powered cruise missiles. GPS-guided 500-pound bombs. Now the Waltham, Mass., defense giant believes it has something small to offer. After developing a 13.5-pound “smart bomb” for four years, Raytheon has carried out a successful test flight at the Army’s Yuma Proving […]