US Navy set to acquire extra APKWS rockets from BAE

The US Navy is set to acquire more BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) rockets.

The company recently signed a $28m (£17.5m) full-rate production contract with options to produce more APKWS rockets for the navy.

This latest award increases the total full-rate production contract value to $69m and extends production through 2014.