JDAMs Weapons of Choice May 28

Air Force F-15Es fired cannon-rounds and dropped 500-pound joint direct attack munitions onto enemy combatants May 28 in Bagram, Afghanistan, Air Forces Central announced May 29. Also in Afghanistan on that day, a B-1B bomber struck enemy fighting positions with 500-pound and 2,000-pound JDAMs in Farah. Joint terminal attack controllers reported that these missions were successful, AFCENT said. In total, coalition aircraft flew 47 close-air-support missions in Afghanistan and 70 CAS missions in Iraq on May 28.