October 28 2009
Lockheed Martin has successfully carried out the first proof-of-principle flight test for the latest version of the Hellfire II anti-tank missile at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., reports the defense firm.
The AGM-114R Hellfire II features a new multi-purpose warhead that allows a single missile to cover all of the target sets of the current laser-guided Hellfire missile variants.
The trial featured a lock-on-before-launch (LOBL) engagement of a stationary target board at a...
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