Mature, low-risk tactical software substantially reduces APKWS II cost and risk, which will enable us to get this much-needed weapon system to our customer as soon as possible.

The rocket hit the target board 2.8 kilometers downrange and the impact was less than half a meter from the laser spot designation. According to the flight telemetry and range tracking data, we met all the objectives. This means that 'HELLFIREĀ® Junior' is on track to provide precision strike in a low-cost, smaller, yet lethal package.