Video Analysis: Air Force Seeks "Sniper-Like" Precision Air Bombs

Fast-changeable effects are needed to present Air Force attackers with a “sniper-like” precision

Warrior Maven Video Above: Air Force Seeks "Sniper-Like" Precision Air Bombs

by Kris Osborn - Warrior Maven

The Air Force is moving quickly to engineer new bombs across a wide range of “adjustable” blast effects to include smaller, more targeted explosions as well as larger-impact 2,000-pound bomb attacks for a “high-end” fight.

The principle concept informing the argument, according to Air Force weapons experts, is that variable yield munitions, and certain high-yield bombs in particular, are greatly needed to address an emerging sphere of threats, to include rival major powers such as Russia and China.

Developers make the point that fast-changeable effects are needed to present Air Force attackers with a “sniper-like” precision air strikes as well as massive attacks with expanded “energetics” and more destructive power.

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Osborn previously served at the Pentagon as a Highly Qualified Expert with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army - Acquisition, Logistics & Technology. Osborn has also worked as an anchor and on-air military specialist at national TV networks. He has a Masters in Comparative Literature from Columbia University.

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Kris Osborn can be reached at Krisosborn.ko@gmail.com

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