USS Gabrielle Giffords Launches Naval Strike Missile

March 30, 2021 – USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) successfully launched the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) as part of shipboard operational testing and evaluation, March 19. “The recent missile launches were a great accomplishment for Gabrielle Giffords and the LCS community,” said Cmdr. Michael Piano, commanding officer of Gabrielle Giffords’ Blue Crew. “I am especially proud of Gabrielle Giffords Blue…

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Norway Concludes Submarine Negotiations with Germany

March 23, 2021 (Google Translation) – In 2017, Norway and Germany entered into a strategic, maritime cooperation on materiel, aimed at the acquisition of identical submarines and naval strike missiles. The defense materiel organizations of Norway and Germany, NDMA and BAAINBw, have reached an agreement with the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems on the contract for new, identical submarines. There is also…

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DSCA Approves Naval Strike Missile for Romania

October 16, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Romania of Naval Strike Missile (NSM) Coastal Defense Systems (CDS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $300 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of…

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Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile for the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System

March 9, 2020 – Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with Raytheon Missile Systems for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System (OTH WS) program worth 203 MNOK. Raytheon is prime contractor to the US Navy. The order is related to the OTH WS framework agreement announced 31 May 2018 with a…

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