Super Hornet gets Joint Strike Missile.
New missiles for everybody! Not to be outdone by the Eurofighter Typhoon's upcoming addition of both the Storm Shadow and Taurus KEPD 350 cruise missiles, Boeing is now in the process of testing the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) on the F-18E/F Super Hornet. Based on the Norwegian Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile , the JSM is a stealthy multi-role munition that can be fired at either ground or water based targets. By using passive guidance methods (GPS, IR) it can avoid detection and interception by missile defense systems. The JSM has a range of over 290km and carries a 125kg warhead. Joint Strike Missile (JSM) The true secret to the JSM's success will be the fact that it is the only anti-ship missile small enough to fit into the F-35's weapons bay. In fact, the JSM might be the only anti-ship missile cleared for use on the F-35, period. The older, larger GM-84 Harpoon is currently not on the F-35's list of weapons. Tight squeeze: JSM in F-35 weapo