Tests confirm smaller rocket designed for copters also safe for jets

10/16/2013 | Examiner.com · Defense Update (Israel)

A small, laser-guided rocket that has been confined to helicopter platforms can also be fired from higher and faster-flying fixed-wing jets, the U.S. Navy announced. Tests confirm that the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System is safe for a variety of planes in the U.S. arsenal, increasing the options available for these aircraft with the APKWS' small warhead.

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Examiner.com · Defense Update (Israel)

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