Boeing's Third-Generation Harpoon Attracts Navy Support

Burgess, Richard R.
May 2006
Sea Power;May2006, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p57
The article reports on the support of the U.S. Navy on the deployment of the Block III version of Harpoon antiship cruise missiles which is being upgraded by Boeing Co. The Navy has made a financial estimate of $36 million to upgrade the Block III version of the missile for the year 2007. Boeing awaits for the contract covering the development and demonstration stages. Boeing expects completion of operation in 2009 and production in 2010-2012.


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