NEW WEAPON SYS­TEM FOR SIKO­RSKY S-70M AND S-70I BLACK HAWK

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Lockheed Martin has an­nounced that a new com­pre­hen­sive weapon sys­tem de­signed for the Siko­rsky S-70M and S70i Black Hawk he­li­copters has re­ceived mil­i­tary stan­dards qual­i­fi­ca­tions. In de­vel­op­ment since 2011, the sys­tem is ca­pa­ble of be­ing in­te­grated into exist- ing avion­ics and pro­vides Black Hawk pi­lots with the abil­ity to tra­verse rapidly be­tween for­ward fir­ing guns, rocket pods and laser-des­ig­nated air-to-ground mis­sile launch­ers onto static or mov­ing tar­gets with high ac­cu­racy.

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