Video Explosion: New Laser-Guided Navy Artillery Round Destroys Moving Target

Kris Osborn

New Laser-Guided Raytheon Excalibur S Round Destroys Moving Targets in Live Fire Test - Video HERE

The Statement Below Was Released Feb. 5 by Raytheon:

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2020 -- Raytheon new Excalibur® S precision-guided munition scored direct hits on moving targets in a U.S. Navy test. Testing validated the projectile's ability to survive the shock and st ress of a howitzer firing, then transition from GPS to laser guidance and hit a moving target.

Excalibur S uses the Excalibur Ib variant's GPS technology and incorporates a semi-active laser seeker to engage mobile land and maritime targets at comparable ranges. Existing Ib projectiles can be upgraded with Excalibur S capabilities.

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