USA—BAE Systems Test Guided Rockets In Counter-Drone Role

Bae Systems | 10/13/2021

BAE Systems says it has demonstrated the ability of its rocket guidance kit to defeat uncrewed aerial vehicles. During testing at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., 2.75-inch (70-mm) test rockets were combined with a standard M151 warhead, Mk 66 motor, Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) guidance kits and a new proximity fuze, the company said in a release on Monday. The proximity fuze, jointly developed by L3Harris and Technology Service Corp., combines proximity detection and...

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