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US to give Ukraine Boeing’s Long-Range, GPS-Guided Bombs

US to give Ukraine Boeing’s Long-Range, GPS-Guided Bombs
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Wednesday, 22 February, 2023, 12:30

The US is providing Ukraine a long-range GPS-guided bomb made by Boeing Co. that’s capable of hitting targets 45 miles away, industry officials said.

The Pentagon hasn’t formally acknowledged it’s sending the modified version of Boeing’s Joint Direct Attack Munition, saying only it would send “precision aerial munitions” as part of a package announced December. But two people familiar with the matter confirmed the weapon is the Extended-Range Jdam, known as the Jdam-ER. They asked not to be identified because the detail hasn’t been announced.