New Zealand Navy selects KONGSBERGs Penguin anti-ship missile for Seasprite
has signed a contract with the New Zealand Defence Force for the delivery
of Penguin Mk 2 Mod 7 anti-ship missiles and associated equipment. The
missiles will be deployed on the Royal New Zealand Navy new Kaman SH-2G
Super Seasprite maritime helicopters.
New Zealand Navy SH-2G Sea Sprite
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin R.
contract strongly confirms the Penguin missile’s position as the
leading missile within its segment. The contract is for a limited number
of missiles, however it is considered an important upgrade of New Zealand’s
navy,” says Pål Bratlie, EVP Kongsberg Defence Systems.
anti-ship missilefired from an SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter.
U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 2nd Class Lisa Aman. (RELEASED)
Pictures of YJ-12 supersonic anti-ship missile, fitted on a Chinese
Navy (PLAN) Xian H-6G bomber have recently emerged on the Chinese internet
meaning this new generation missile may have entered operational service.