In the United States tested the bomb complex "Golden Horde"
The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet was first released bombs GBU-53/B StormBreaker, according to Forbes.
According to the publication, the bomb, being integrated in a complex of semi-Autonomous precision weapon Golden Horde (Zolotaya Orda), will change the rules of the game.
Test projectile launched in June of this year to complete the assessment of the capabilities of StormBreaker have until the end of 2020. In addition to fighter Super Hornet, to arms among the first may also F-15E Eagle. Later GBU-53/B will also need to enter the equipment of the fighter-"invisible" F-35 Lightning II, which can carry up to 24 bombs.
The basis of the StormBreaker are developments of the 1980-ies. The bomb itself may select a pre-selected target in priority their defeat and allows you to adjust the rate of the carrier aircraft.
Earlier it became known that the latest hypersonic missile almost went into free flight testing in the United States.
According to Aviation Week, an incident occurred with a missile, developed under a joint program of the office of advanced research projects of defense (DARPA) and the air force.