Tag: missile

Why the new Zumwalt destroyers’ guns won’t work

The Navy is about to give their Zumwalt-class destroyers some serious ship-killing upgrades. The multi-billion dollar vessels, equipped with a host of advanced technologies, will be given additional weapon systems, primarily for their Mk 57 vertical-launch systems. According to a report by DefenseNews.com, the upgrades are part of the Defense Department’s effort to counter China’s increasingly […]

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B-1B's LRASM Strikes Multiple Targets in New Test

B-1B’s LRASM Strikes Multiple Targets in New Test

The U.S. military is prepping for anti-surface warfare to make a comeback, and it’s moved one step closer with another successful test of the latest air-launched Long Range Anti-Ship Missile. Lockheed Martin Corp., the missile’s manufacturer, recently launched the AGM-158C LRASM from a B-1B Lancer, at Point Mugu Sea Range, California, the company said. The […]

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