JASSM Deployed to South Korea

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On June 26, the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) deployed more than 10 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM) to South Korea for use by U.S. Air Force F-16 fighters. The JASSM is a conventional, stealthy, air-launched ground attack cruise missile with a standard range of 370 km. There also exists an extended range version which can strike targets up to 1,000 km away. The exact type of JASSM included in the USFK’s munitions remains unconfirmed.