Fleet Air Arm gains ‘Advanced Precision’

MH-60R instructors from Training Authority Aviation (TA-AVN) were sent back to school recently in order to learn the nuances of the latest weapon for the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters; the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS). APKWS is currently in service with the United States Navy and consists of a digital rocket launcher capable of firing up to 19 laser-guided rockets with high explosive warheads. TA-AVN instructors were schooled by a team of training specialists from the US Navy over two separate periods. The first session was focused on fitting…

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