Artillery Tested For Rapid Deployment
By Geraldine Cook May 19, 2011
Dust flew on White Sands Missile Range during a test of an improved missile launch system conducted at White Sands Space Harbor, N.M.
Members of the Precision Fires Rocket and Missile System Project Office test fired an upgraded version of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS. The test focused on new navigation and targeting equipment installed on the HIMARS system intended to enhance the system’s ability to rapidly deploy from an aircraft and fire.