KUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines is likely to arm Embraer A-29 Super Tucano light attack airplanes and Bell AH-1F Cobra attack helicopters with 70-mm (2.75-in.) rockets converted to precision weapons by the addition of BAE Systems WGU-59/B guidance units. The Philippines is among 10 countries, including the U.S., that will receive WGU-59/Bs from a production order that the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Sept. 25. WGU-59/Bs are added to 70-mm Hydra rockets behind their warheads. ...


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