Testing the Limits: BAE Systems Proves the Effectiveness of 70mm Rockets for Drone Hunting

BAE Systems new drone-hunting weapons can destroy unmanned aerial vehicles

The tests were conducted to test the 70mm rockets’ effectiveness.

BAE Systems conducted ground-to air test firings of its latest drone-hunting missiles system, according to the company’s press release published on Tuesday.

Rockets fired by a containerized weapons system.

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The tests were conducted to test the effectiveness of 70mm guided rockets using APKWS guidance systems against Class-2 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which can reach speeds greater than 100 miles per hour and weigh between 25-50 pounds.