Antiradiation guided missile from Northrop Grumman gets additional nod from U.S. NavyNews
April 24, 2020
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman has signed a $165 million agreement with the U.S. Navy for Lot 9 full rate production (FRP) of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM); under the agreement, to cover both the Navy and foreign military sales, the company will deliver round missiles and captive air training missiles.
Information from Northrop Grumman shows that AARGM is a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system, which is installed to upgrade legacy AGM-88 HARM systems with the ability to suppress and destroy -- both on land annd at sea -- the opposition's air defense missions.
To date, the AARGM is integrated with the weapons systems on the FA-18C/D Hornet, FA-18E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler aircraft, and Italy's Tornado electronic combat and reconnaissance aircraft.