Guided Ammo Promises Indirect Fire Revolution

Kemp, Ian
October 2006
Armada International;Oct/Nov2006, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p10
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.


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