Army PGK Being Fielded In Afghanistan

Roosevelt, Ann
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/16/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 13, p4
Market Research Report
The article reports that Picatinny Arsenal provided a new capability to soldiers in Afghanistan to allow them to better suppress the rebels using the ATK [ATK] XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) that turns artillery shells into near precision fires. It notes that the company started its PGK delivery in March 2013, fielded via an Urgent Materiel Release. Will McDonough, product manager for Guided Precision Munitions and Mortar Systems, is profiled.


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