USA ordered a replacement for the “Harpoon” and “Tomahawk”


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The command of the naval systems, the US Navy placed an order for the development of air-launched missiles, capable of hitting at the same time sea and ground targets, writes Air & Cosmos.

French magazine notes that a promising weapon to replace the Harpoon anti-ship missile and Tomahawk cruise missile and is designed for launch from existing aircraft F-35 Lightning II (including internal cover), F/A-18 Hornet and P-8 Poseidon, as well as future aircraft.

The programme of developing weapons has called OASuW (Offensive Anti Surface Warfare). The rocket should be ready by 2030.

In February, Air & Cosmos wrote that in Russia created a shock-reconnaissance heavy drone With a 70 “Hunter” at low altitude is capable of speeds up to 1.4 thousand kilometers per hour.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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