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Sea-Air-Space 2018: US Navy prepares for extended range guided missile

10th April 2018 - 00:28 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Washington DC


The US Navy is ploughing ahead with development of an Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile—Extended Range (AARGM-ER) missile and rocket motor source selection is underway.

During a 9 April Sea-Air-Space 2018 presentation, USN Capt Matthew Commerford — program manger for direct and time sensitive strike — discussed development of the extended range version of the supersonic, air-launched tactical missile.

According to tentative plans, the missile will have a slightly different external look with a different rocket motor, control fins and control section but will carry the legacy warhead at first and reuse the guidance-section electronics and control-section electronics of the future AARGM

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Ashley Roque


Ashley Roque

Ashley Roque joined Shephard Media in January 2018 as its North American Editor, based in …

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