Precision Attack Air-to-Surface Missile

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The Precision Attack Air-to-Surface Missile (PAASM) is a weapon system currently under development by Raytheon which is designed to defeat armored vehicles, buildings, hardened bunkers and small naval targets.[1] The missile uses technology developed for the Joint Common Missile (JCM) and Precision Attack Missile (PAM) programs.

Launch platforms (planned)[edit]

Specifications[edit]

Program status[edit]

  • December 2005 - Successful test firing from rotary-wing UAV.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PAASM - Defense Update
  2. ^ "Precision Attack Air-to-Surface Missile (PDF) - Raytheon" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Precision attack Missiles at AUSA 06 - Defense Update".
  4. ^ "Raytheon's Precision Attack Air-to-Surface Missile Successfully Fired from Rotary Wing Aircraft - Raytheon PR".
  5. ^ "Raytheon test fires precision missile at White Sands range - Flight Magazine".