Boeing will provide the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) weapon system to the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) under an agreement recently reached with
The JDAM system will equip RNoAF F-16 aircraft with all-weather and autonomous delivery of bombs against a range of targets. The contract includes JDAM guidance kits, F-16 weapon system integration and operational support.
Norway is the fifth member of the European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) to select JDAM, resulting in a common weapon system across EPAF member nations. This JDAM contract also brings to 14 the number of international customers for this weapon system.
A GPS-aided, near-precision weapon, JDAM guidance kits are said to be capable of guiding warheads ranging in size from 500 to 2,000 pounds.