Marines integrating smaller, precision-guided rockets on Harriers to fight ISIL

By Justin Doubleday / January 26, 2016 at 12:20 PM
The Marine Corps is outfitting its Harriers with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System as part of a fast-track deployment process to assist in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, according to the service's 2016 aviation plan. The AV-8B Harrier will be the first tactical aircraft in the Marine Corps inventory to use the most up-to-date version of the weapon, the APKWS II, according to the 2016 plan. The document states the rockets will be...

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