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Industry waiting on any new UK anti-ship missile requirement (updated)

13th March 2019 - 16:41 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


As the UK MoD considers a requirement for a next-generation anti-ship missile system – intended to bridge the gap between the withdrawal of the Harpoon system and the joint UK-France Future anti-ship missile – industry will likely be keeping a close eye for future developments.

On 5 March a prior information notice for a potential next-generation Surface Ship Guided Weapon (SSGW) requirement detailed that any system would be for use within training and operational roles with the Royal Navy.

According to the notice, first delivery of missiles would be required by December 2023. The potential contract will be for four

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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