A 5,000-pound, GPS-guided GBU-72–an envisioned follow-on to the Raytheon Technologies’ [RTX] GBU-28 “bunker buster”–had its first release on July 23 and another successful firing from a U.S. Air Force 96th Test Wing F-15E flying at 35,000 feet over the Eglin AFB, Fla., ...

The U.S. Air Force on July 1 awarded Raytheon Technologies‘ [RTX] missiles and defense division in Tucson, Ariz. a $2 billion cost plus contract with performance incentives for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Long Range Standoff Weapon (LRSO). The contract ...