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September 18, 2014
U.S. Navy eyes Norwegian missile
Kongsberg, Norway (UPI) Sep 17, 2014
Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace of Norway says it will fire its Naval Strike Missile from a U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship. The firing of the missile, requested by the Navy under the Foreign Comparative Testing program, is to demonstrate the missile's capability to engage a surface target at a range of 100 nautical miles. "We are very pleased that the U.S. Navy has decided to evaluate the NSM missile," said Harald Annestad, president of Kongsberg Defense Systems. "This contract does not, h ... read more

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