LONDON—The UK defense ministry says it is considering a purchase of BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System (APKWS) II to equip the UK’s future fleet of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters. British interest in the weapon, which takes unguided 70mm Hydra rockets and equips them with a laser guidance kit, was detailed in an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract issued by the U.S. Navy at the end of September and valued at $2.68 billion to support both ...

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