Strike missile or NSM can hit ships and land targets up to 115 miles away skimming the sea at high subsonic speed to deliver a 500 pound, Warhead nearly four meters long and weighing in at 400 kilos it’s a fifth generation.
Weapon to Naval missiles what the F-35 is to jet fighters it’s fitted with a high resolution infrared Seeker which provides it with automatic Target recognition and a precise hit point for each class of ship.
it’s used against it’s also able to pull high G Maneuvers which say its Norwegian makers means it can fly low and fast while evading enemy radar and air defenses.
As well as Norway, the U.S Poland Germany Canada and Australia have ordered the NSM and now it’s been announced the UK is buying it.
too to replace the Harpoon missile which leaves service next year 11 Royal Navy. frigates and destroyers will be fitted with Naval Strike missiles with the first three ships due to be operational at the end of 2023.