Army outlines plan to replace APMI round

By Connie Lee / March 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM
The Army intends to create a laser-guided, high-precision mortar in place of a system originally developed to satisfy an urgent request from operational commanders in Afghanistan, according to a service official. Lt. Col. Anthony Gibbs, product manager for guided precision munitions and mortar systems at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, said in a March 10 interview that one of the key requirements for the new 120 mm High Explosive Guided Mortar "is that with a first round, a first shot, once a...

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