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  • General_Jacke
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    Originally posted by Achtung Baby View Post
    I was reading up about cruise missiles and came upon one topic that appeared again and again, that US navy doctrine says their ships are discouraged from attacking other ships with missiles. That role is for aircraft and subs. The weapons like Harpoon are for protection only.

    Is that true?
    while i don't know the bigger context of our war games, what i do know is that we launched SMs and charged towards the enemy to get into 5" range.
    flight II and on for arleigh burkes don't have harpoons at all, and the burke class was intended primarily as an AAW vessel.

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    US navy doctrine question.

    I was reading up about cruise missiles and came upon one topic that appeared again and again, that US navy doctrine says their ships are discouraged from attacking other ships with missiles. That role is for aircraft and subs. The weapons like Harpoon are for protection only.

    Is that true?

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