Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Shirley Shugar, from Joppa, Ala., takes inventory of ordnance in the bomb farm aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway continuing training before deploying to the western Pacific Ocean and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nicholas A. Groesch
Business Insider: The US Navy may have just figured out a way to save billions on bombs
The US Navy may have come across a common sense way to save billions on bombs, according to statements made from US officials at the AFCEA West 2017 conference.
For years now, the Navy has been working on the Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air (NIFC-CA) network to help detect, track, and intercept targets using a fused network of all types of sensors at the Navy's disposal.
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Update: NIFC-CA Advances Could Allow The Navy To Use Cheaper ‘Dumb’ Weapons (USNI News)
WNU Editor: Yup .... bombs are not cheap.