12 Sep '17, 8am

Battle-tested: the Excalibur projectile has GPS guidance for accuracy within two meters:

Revolutionary Extended Range Precision Projectile With more than 900 rounds fired in combat to date, the Excalibur® artillery projectile is the revolutionary, extended range, precision munition for U.S. and international artillery forces. Play Video The Excalibur® munition–Pinpoint precision tool to eliminate enemy threats The Excalibur projectile is a true precision weapon , impacting at a radial miss distance of less than two meters from the target. Unlike “near precision” guidance systems, the Excalibur weapon provides accurate first-round effects at all ranges in all weather conditions. This weapon system also extends the reach of .39-caliber artillery to 40 km and .52-caliber artillery to more than 50 km. By using the Excalibur projectile's level of precision, there is a dramatic reduction in the time, cost and logistical burden associated with other artillery munitio...

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