Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System

Nigeria cleared to buy AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters but armed with rockets instead of Hellfire missiles

Nigeria cleared to buy AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters but armed with rockets instead of Hellfire missiles

The Biden administration has cleared the potential sale of 12 Bell AH-1Z attack helicopters to Nigeria. The Defense Security Cooperation… Read More

2 years ago

F-16 Downs Drone with APKWS providing Proof of Concept for using Laser-Guided Rockets to Perform Cruise Missile Defense

The APKWS is a fraction of the cost of an AIM-120 missile commonly used for cruise missile defense. The 85th Test… Read More

4 years ago

VMFA-115 F/A-18s complete first APKWS test firing

VMFA-115 received APKWS in February and all of the weapons fired during training directly impacted the final aim point The… Read More

6 years ago

USMC ready to deploy APKWS on F/A-18 Hornet

APKWS is a low-cost precision-guided 2.75-inch rocket system that integrates a low-cost Distributed Aperture Semi-Active Laser Seeker guidance section with existing… Read More

6 years ago

U.S. MARINE CORPS PLANS TO ARM ITS F/A-18 HORNET STRIKE FIGHTERS WITH APKWS

APKWS is a low-cost precision-guided 2.75-inch rocket system that integrates a low-cost Distributed Aperture Semi-Active Laser Seeker guidance section with… Read More

7 years ago

USMC HARRIERS TEST THE APKWS IN THE INDO-ASIA-PACIFIC REGION FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System gives Harrier pilots a lighter, precision air-to-ground attack option The AV-8B Harrier jump jets… Read More

7 years ago