The"flexible" missile keeping our waters safe for 50 years
Flexibility has been the "key success factor" for Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (ESSM), according to the Deputy Program Manager.
In a conversation Defence IQ had this week with Captain Paul Rouffaer (RNLN), the fact was pointed out that the ability of the ordnance to integrate with different combat and guidance systems has shown remarkable forward-thinking for a concept born in the early part of the Cold War.
It is a programme that demands attention not just for what it provides, but for what it represents; a symbol of successful cooperative planning and management in the global defence arena.
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