Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has obtained an order from Raytheon Missiles & Protection for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System (OTH WS) program value MNOK 328. Raytheon is prime contractor to the US Navy. The order is said to the OTH WS framework settlement introduced 31 Might 2018 with a complete cumulative scope of BNOK 7.8. To this point, KONGSBERG has obtained orders for MNOK 1 762 underneath this framework settlement. The NSM is an anti-ship and land-attack missile developed by the Norwegian firm Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace.

The unique Norwegian title was Nytt sjømålsmissil (actually New sea goal missile). The English advertising title Naval Strike Missile was adopted later. It’s the successor of the Penguin AGM-119 anti-ship missile. In response to Kongsberg the NSM/JSM is chosen by Norway, Poland, Malaysia, Germany, the US (as RGM-184), Japan, Romania, Canada, Australia and Spain as of 2022. The NSM is for use by the U.S. Marine Corps as a part of the Navy/Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System (NMESIS), which locations an NSM launcher unit on an unmanned JLTV-based cellular launch platform to allow the Marines to fireside anti-ship missiles from land.


The NMESIS and its Naval Strike Missiles participated in a live-fire train, a part of Giant Scale Train 2021.

“We register a big improve within the annual call-offs. This creates jobs and demand for elevated manufacturing capability, each for us and our suppliers. As introduced at KONGSBERG’s CMD in June, the corporate has began a big funding in a brand new missile manufacturing facility,” says Director of the Missile Programs division Øyvind Kolset.

The design and use of composite supplies is supposed to present the missile refined stealth capabilities. The missile will weigh barely greater than 400 kg (880 lb) and have a spread of greater than 185 km (115 mi; 100 nmi). NSM is designed for littoral waters in addition to for open sea situations. The utilization of a excessive power titanium alloy blast/fragmentation warhead from TDW is in keeping with the trendy light-weight design and options insensitive high-explosive. Warhead initiation is by a void-sensing Programmable Clever Multi-Function Fuze designed to optimise impact in opposition to arduous targets. NSM is ready to fly over and round landmasses, journey in sea skim mode, after which make random manoeuvres within the terminal section, making it more durable to cease by enemy countermeasures.

The U.S. Navy conducted a successful demonstration of the Naval Strike Missile on the littoral combat ship USS Coronado, as part of the Foreign Cooperative Test Program.
The U.S. Navy performed a profitable demonstration of the Naval Strike Missile on the littoral fight ship USS Coronado, as a part of the International Cooperative Take a look at Program.