To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

NAVAIR orders more Harpoon Block II+ missiles

14th August 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

RSS

US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has placed a $15.62 million order with Boeing for 24 Harpoon Block II+ anti-ship missiles, plus 25 training missiles.

Work is expected to be completed by August 2023.

Shephard Defence Insight notes that the Harpoon Block II+ design provides a rapid-capability enhancement that includes a new GPS guidance kit, reliability and survivability of the weapon, a new data link interface that enables in-flight updates, improved target selectivity, an abort option and enhanced resistance to ECM.

A total of 30 militaries worldwide use Harpoon in its various configurations.

As part of our promise to deliver comprehensive coverage to our Defence Insight and Premium News subscribers, our curated defence news content provides the latest industry updates, contract awards and programme milestones.

The Shephard News Team

Author

The Shephard News Team


As part of our promise to deliver comprehensive coverage to Premium News and Defence Insight …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin