APKWS to Nigeria

APKWS to Nigeria 7 February, 2019

The United States has announced the approval of a new military sale. The US Department of Defence announced that Nigeria will procure APKWS. The total cost of the agreement is $ 225 million. It is reported that the systems will be used in 12 EMB-314 Super Tucanos ordered in 2017.

APKWS is a guidance kit for Hydra 70 rockets. System has 1.8 kilograms high explosive warhead and guided with with a semi-active laser guidance kit.

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