Army executes prototype cannon-launched, hypervelocity guided projectile, sets record

By Jason Sherman / March 29, 2023 at 7:29 PM
HUNTSVILLE, AL -- The Army achieved record-setting distance when demonstrating a cannon-launched hypervelocity projectile prototype -- a munition capable of maneuvering in flight and striking moving targets -- in an event that points to a future where artillery units will be able to reach targets at ranges that today require missiles at a fraction the cost. The service fired BAE Systems’ concept for the Army Extended Range Artillery Projectile -- a yet-to-be-identified round that is dubbed XM1155 sub-caliber -- from...

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