September 09 2019
The U.S. Navy’s new anti-ship cruise missile is deploying for the first time, reports Defense News. On Tuesday, USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS-10), equipped with the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) and the recently mission-capable MQ-8C Fire Scout uncrewed helicopter, set sail on a deployment to the Indo-Pacific from San Diego. The Navy selected the NSM in 2018 to provide the LCS fleet with greater anti-surface warfare capability. The deployment represents the Navy’s response to...
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