BAE Systems has launched its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) guided rocket from the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter for the first time. The company carried out a series of trials at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., in early September in conjunction with the U.S. Army to obtain an airworthiness qualification on the Apache to aid future international sales campaigns. The company says the system was installed on the Apache without any modifications to the aircraft or its ...


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