JSOW C-1 bombs were first tested in April 2015, and a year later they received the status of initial operational readiness. Today it became known that the command of the US Navy confirmed all the capabilities of ammunition declared by the manufacturer. In addition, the Defense Ministry indicates that all US Navy airborne squadrons are already armed with new bombs.
The Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 is a medium-range guided aerial bomb. It can be equipped with various types of warheads, while the guidance system supports "command" retargeting (dropping is carried out from one aircraft, guides - another). A "smart" bomb can hit both stationary and mobile targets. In addition, a JSOW extended-range (JSOW-ER) modification was developed for the American army, using a Pratt & Whitney TJ-150 turbojet engine to increase the flight range. "Warspot".