U.S. Army's 300-mile Precision Strike Missile will have maritime attack capability to attack enemy ships

Sept. 29, 2020
Missile will have an advanced targeting multi-mode seeker engineered to bring new dimensions of targeting flexibility, to include maritime strike.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army by 2025 will be able to destroy moving enemy ships at ranges out to about 310 miles by 2025 with its emerging, land-launched Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) Kris Osborn at Warrior Maven reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

29 Sept. 2020 -- The future precision strike missile is a developing weapon intended to create a new level of midrange attack possibilities, as well as precision and advanced targeting technology.

While the weapon has surface-to-surface applications for use against enemy air defenses, troop fortifications, and armored vehicle columns, the PrSM is being configured with an advanced targeting multi-mode seeker to include maritime strike.

The new targeting seeker has completed a captive carry test wherein it flew aboard an aircraft against representative targets in preparation for further testing and ultimate deployment.

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John Keller, chief editor
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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