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PGK  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2009
Total Production: ?
Development Cost: USD$18 million
Also Known As: M1156 and Precision Guidance Kit
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: ATK Alliant Techsystems
Parent System: PGK
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2009
Total Production: ?
Development Cost: USD$18 million
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Description: The Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) is a revolutionary guidance kit meant to turn 155mm unguided artillery rounds into precision-guided weapons. The US Army's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) awarded ATK the initial 18-month $18 million contract for the PGK system development and demonstration (SDD) in late May 2007. The PGK design features a GPS-based, fixed canard guidance and control approach with gun-hardened electronics, a self-generated power supply, and a minimum number of moving parts. The new guidance kit would be available for155mm US and NATO standard artillery beginning in 2009.

ATK projects over $1 billion in PGK sales for the US Army and international customers.

PGK Specifications

Dimensions
Caliber: 155 millimeter
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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PGK News

There are 5 news between
30 May 2007 and 12 Aug 2013
Monday, August 12, 2013FMS: Australia Requests Precision Guidance Kits for 155mm Munitions
Wednesday, October 5, 2011ATK Completes Successful Artillery Precision Guidance Kit Testing
Monday, August 11, 2008PGK for 105mm Artillery Munitions Successfully Demonstrated
Wednesday, May 7, 2008ATK and US Army Conduct Successful 155mm Precision Guidance Kit Flight Tests
Wednesday, May 30, 2007ATK to Develop Revolutionary Precision Guidance Kit for 155mm Artillery

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