USA—Navy Orders Additional Guidance Kits For 2.75-Inch Rockets

U.S. Department Of Defense | 02/08/2019

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems a contract for additional guidance kits for 2.75-inch (70-mm) rockets, reports the Dept. of Defense. The $225 million deal covers 9,999 full-rate production Lot 7 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II (APKWS II) units for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and the governments of Nigeria and the Netherlands, said a Pentagon release on Wednesday. The APKWS modifies 2.75-inch rockets into a semi-active laser-guided precision...

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