BAE Systems/Navy To Soon Decide On Fielding One Or Two APKWS II Variants

Host, Pat
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/10/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 9, p1
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The article reports that the U.S. Navy and BAE Systems Inc. will soon decide on whether they will field two versions of the laser guided-missile or one that can work on both fixed wing aircraft and rotary wing aircraft. It mentions BAE precision guidance solutions director David Harrold who believes in the importance of having one design through one single manufacturing line using design team. It notes that there will be more Air Force testing and assessment in 2013.


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