Blitzer Successfully Completes Aerodynamic Projectiles Testing
- Blitzer will provide leap-ahead multi-mission capability in both naval and land-based applications
Blitzer will provide leap-ahead multi-mission capability in both naval and land-based applications. Using one weapons system, it provides defensive capability against a number of advanced air and surface threats and delivers strike capability against land- and sea-based targets. With demonstrated muzzle velocities greater than twice that of conventional gun systems, Blitzer provides a dramatic increase in standoff and lethality at lower cost, without the need for propellants or high explosives.
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"The GA team and its government partners continue to make rapid progress in demonstrating and maturing this revolutionary technology that will significantly improve the capability and protection of our warfighters at sea and on land," says GA Advanced Weapon Launcher Systems Director Tom Hurn. "The tested systems performed flawlessly and consistent with performance expectations."
Source : General Atomics