UK Begins Hunt For Interim Anti-Ship Missile

Harpoon launch

Credit: U.S. Navy
LONDON—British procurement officials have begun the search for an interim anti-ship missile to replace the Boeing Harpoon Block 1C on the Royal Navy’s surface ships. The Interim Surface to Surface Guided Weapon System (I-SSGW) will equip five of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates for 10 years...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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