HONOLULU – The U.S. needs a longer-range, surface-to-surface strike weapon in the Asia-Pacific, says Adm. Harry Harris, the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet commander. “We need something longer than the Harpoon,” he tells Aviation Week. One U.S. Navy weapons system that should make its way into the region before the end of the decade is the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer, which features a ship-based long-attack system that has many Navy surface warfare officers ...
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