JDAM: The low-cost precision bomb could see Ukraine strike from three times further away

Watch: The US bombs that could be key to a new Ukrainian air campaign.

Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) are GPS-guided bombs with long vanes for precise manoeuvring that can be dropped off from a distance and glide to their target.

Analysts suspect that they are part of the latest US military assistance package to Ukraine.

The package could include the JDAM-ER, which is the Extended Range version of the bomb that allows for strikes to be made from further away.

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