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Naval Strike Missile Hits Target In Calif. Test

June 24 2011


The Royal Norwegian Navy and Kongsberg have conducted the first live-fire shot with a production model Naval Strike Missile (NSM) against a sea target, reports the Norwegian defense firm.

The missile was fired from its canister and completed the planned route, performed a wide range of advanced maneuvers, including demonstrating extreme sea-skimming capabilities, before locating, engaging, hitting and destroying the sea target, according to a company release.

The trial was...

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