TITLE

Guided Ammo Promises Indirect Fire Revolution

AUTHOR(S)
Kemp, Ian
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Armada International;Oct/Nov2006, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the plans of several armed forces to launch guided artillery ammunitions. The XM982 Excalibur is a joint effort of Raytheon Missile Systems and BAE Systems Bofors to field the first Global Positioning System-guided artillery round for the U.S. Defense Department. The Dutch Ministry of Defense and Thales Nederland are cooperating in the Vulcano programme to develop naval ammunition. Alliant Techsystems will supply Precision Guided Mortar Munition to the U.S. Army.
ACCESSION #
22972716

 

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