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Fixed-wing aviators set sights on BAE smart rocket

BAE Systems' Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS(TM)) rocket recently launched and engaged targets from a U.S. Air Force A-10 jet, marking another milestone for the laser-guided rocket system. This expanded capability gives pilots of fast-moving jet aircraft a precision-guided stand-off system that has proven to be the low-collateral-damage weapon of choice for Marine Corps helicopter pilots in Afghanistan.


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