The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 21, 2003) -- Aviation Ordnancemen direct a 2,000-lb. Joint Directional Attack Munition (JDAM) from the magazine onto aircraft elevator one aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). JDAMs are guidance kits that convert existing unguided bombs into precision-guided "smart" munitions. The tail section contains an inertial navigational system (INS) and a global positioning system (GPS). JDAM improves the accuracy of unguided bombs in any weather condition. Truman is currently deployed and is conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Danny Ewing Jr.
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