LONDON – BAE Systems has fitted its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) to a European-made rocket as part of a demonstration for the Australian armed forces. The August trials, announced by the company on Oct. 13, saw the APKWS guidance kit fitted to a standard 2.75-in. (70mm) rocket produced by Forges de Zeebrugge (FZ). Until now all APKWS have been fitted to Hydra rockets produced by General Dynamics. The APKWS takes a 2.75-in. standard unguided rocket, unscrews the front ...

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