Country of Origin: Norway
Design work began on the Norwegian Penguin anti-ship missile in 1962, making it the first shipboard non-Soviet infrared (IR) anti-ship missile to be developed. Originally intended for use in small, fast missile craft, the Penguin can be fired from land-based launchers, fixed-wing aircraft and helic opters.
The weapon was designed to work within the confined fjords of the Norwegian coastline. (In such an environment, radar is highly ineffective because of the many rock walls that...
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