BAE Systems announced today that the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon
System scored its first-ever penetrating guided-rocket shots with the
M282 warhead during recent tests at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
tests, deemed successful by U.S. Army and Navy representatives,
illustrate the product's exceptional capability to engage targets at
close range and penetrate complex targets.
The Engineers creating these weapons are pretty smart guys. They go to college like any other engineer.Can you imagine the joy they must have when one of these guys meet up for a beer with your college buds and it goes around the table about what each of them are working on? Tom is working on a new energy efficient cooling system for refrigerators, Mike is doing R and D on ceramic heatshields. Then it gets to Brock.Brock says, "Ah,,,nothing really. Ok, if you really want to know, I'm the weapons designer on a project called the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System w/ M282 Warhead."
Tags: APKWS, BAE, BAE Systems, military, armed forces, M282 Warhead, munitions, precision munitions, guided munitions,
Location: Eglin Afb, Florida, United States (load item map)
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