Performed the first successful launch of the «revolutionary» anti-ship missile long range LRASM (Long Range Anti-Ship Missile), developed by the Defense Advanced Projects Agency DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), September 6 businessinsider.com reports.
Work on creating such missiles capable of delivering blows with huge distances from the ship and dodge enemy missile were launched in 2009.
RCC was dropped from the board of the B-1B bomber Lancer, which accompanied the fighter F-18 Strike Eagle (right — F/A-18 Super Hornet, the rocket is also considered as part of the future combat aircraft weapons deck F/A-18F — approx. «VP «). The missile can also be launched on board the warship and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Reliable information on the firing range and most properties of a missile classified.