The US Navy officially signed a contract to purchase the new NSM anti-ship ballistic missile for the Littoral Coast Guard.
To win the war in this package, the NSM anti-ship missile against the legendary Harpoon missile in the US fleet. According to publicly available information, whether it’s a Norwegian rocket, the NSM is part of a project involving US defense contractor Raytheon.
Very quickly, the missile successfully attacked and successfully destroyed the target. Producer Kongsberg showed that the NSM rocket was powerful and flexible to beat the “last defense” on enemy ships.
“One of the striking features of this missile is its ability to defend the end of life through passive radar equipment, stealth technology and maneuverability. Designed to specialize in the attack of strictly protected targets,” said the manufacturer’s representative. .
The enemy’s Near Field Weapons System (CIWS) is the ultimate defense fire that can fire thousands of bullets in a very short time to intercept, cut or destroy flying missiles. to come
However, NSM missile are designed to defeat CIWS defense weapons, due to its rapid maneuverability, which helps to avoid undercriminals and stop targeting targets.
Before the US Navy’s official purchase of the NSM for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) was the task and purpose, it was the so-called modern ship of the sea.
According to this source, after the waste of 16 years and billions of dollars, the US fleet eventually forced to admit that the LCS Coastal Warfare production program has become a major failure. for “.
The new vessels are not suitable for military operations, as it is easily plunged by small warships from ordinary middle-class countries, Task & Purpose said. Therefore, these ships just patrol and fight … smuggling, anti-piracy.
After retired Oliver Hazard Perry class with 4,000 tons, the US fleet was still struggling to find a new war ship to support the Arleigh Burke destroyer and the Ticonderoga cruiser. Combat team.
They expected the LCS to be able to handle the role, but because of its other purpose, it was close to the enemy’s shore so that the LCS was inadequate. When deployed outside the sea, no effective weapon attacks the enemy’s kiss.
The concept of the LCS is not limited to the “American kiss” but “the kiss of the world.” Although the US cruise ships are classified as relatively small in size, they are small compared to the United States, but they are classified as medium size warships.
Therefore, the determination to equip NSM for LCS after a series of tests, is not easy, it is completely understandable.