Navy details possible common parts among next-gen cruise missiles

By Justin Doubleday / April 27, 2016 at 9:05 AM
The Navy is aiming to leverage several common components between its next-generation air-launched and ship-launched cruise missiles, but the two programs will likely use different airframes and propulsion systems, according to service officials. The service is in the nascent stages of developing replacements to its legacy cruise missiles under two major programs. The Next Generation Land Attack Weapon (NGLAW) is planned as a future ship- and submarine-launched missile, while Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASUW) Increment 2 will be an air-launched, anti-surface...

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