LCS Successfully Launches Naval Strike Missile

October 1, 2019 – USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) successfully demonstrated the capabilities of the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) Oct. 1 (local date) during exercise Pacific Griffin. Pacific Griffin is a biennial exercise conducted in the waters near Guam aimed at enhancing combined proficiency at sea while strengthening relationships between the U.S. and Republic of Singapore navies. “Today was a…

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General Dynamics Enhances LCS 10 with New Anti-ship and Land Attack Cruise Missile System

September 26, 2019 – General Dynamics Mission Systems announced today that it has integrated a new over-the-horizon missile capability onto the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) in support of a Chief of Naval Operations mandate to increase LCS lethality and survivability. The integration of the MK 87 Mod 0 over-the-horizon Naval Strike Missile (NSM), aboard the USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS…

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Raytheon providing US Marines with Naval Strike Missiles

May 7, 2019 – Raytheon Company will integrate the Naval Strike Missile into the U.S. Marine Corps’ existing force structure under a $47.59 million Other Transaction Authority agreement with Marine Corps Systems Command. A USMC NSM supports the 2018 National Defense Strategy and Commandant of the Marine Corps modernization efforts. Known for its “sea-skimming” capability, the Naval Strike Missile can…

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Eventful quarter with important contracts and strong order intake

August 24, 2018 – In the second quarter KONGSBERG has revenues of NOK 3,525 million and an EBITDA of NOK 241 million. The order intake in the quarter is at NOK 5,299 million, entailing an order backlog of NOK 16,419 million. The group signed important contracts for both the Joint Strike Missile and the Naval Strike Missile, the F-35 program…

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Contract worth Euro 124M for NSM missiles to the Royal Malaysian Navy

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has entered into contract worth Euro 124M with the Royal Malaysian Navy for delivery of the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) to their six new Littoral Combat Ships. Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd is building the ships based on Naval Group’s Gowind Class design. This contract is a follow-on to the agreement announced 9 April…

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Babcock signs AU$200 million agreement with Royal Australian Navy

Leading engineering company Babcock’s 50/50 joint venture with UGL has been awarded a further five year agreement, worth around £115 million (AU$200 million) to the Group, to provide maintenance support services for the Australian Navy. The programme agreement, starting in January 2018, will see the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint venture deliver critical engineering services to sustain eight ANZAC Class…

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Raytheon partners with Ducommun to build Naval Strike Missile fire control systems

Raytheon Company has selected Ducommun to build fire control systems for the Naval Strike Missile, or NSM, an advanced weapon that Raytheon is offering for the U.S. Navy’s over-the-horizon requirement for its littoral combat ships and future frigates. The partnership will support manufacturing jobs at Ducommun’s Berryville and Huntsville, Arkansas, operations. “As one of America’s best technology manufacturers, Ducommun brings…

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