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July 28, 2016
U.S. Air National Guard fires Lockheed laser-guided training rounds for first time
Archbald, Pa. (UPI) Jul 26, 2016
A U.S. Air National Guard unit has successfully released eight Lockheed Martin Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds, or ELGTR, for the first time, the company announced Tuesday. The release from the unit's F-16C/D Fighting Falcon Block 40/42 jets took place during recent flight evaluations at the Barry M. Goldwater Ranges in Arizona, Lockheed said in a statement. The successful release completes the evaluation of the rounds on those aircraft. The ELGTR replicates the key performa ... read more

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