Warplanes: October 26, 2000


fighters.--Stephen V Cole

The US Air Force has begun upgrading the software on its F-16C50 and F-16C52 fighters. The upgrade is known as Block-50T5 and adds three new weapons to the Falcon's arsenal. These include the GBU-31 Joint Direct Attack Munition, the AGM-154 Joint Stand-Off Weapon, and the CBU-130-105 Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser. The upgrade also improves performance on the AGM-88 HARM anti-radar missile, the AGM-65 Maverick, and the


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