What is the Naming Convention for UK Missiles?

UK missiles are not assigned codes as in other countries; for example, the United States of America (USA). Rather, they are just given names which are found to be more meaningful and easier to remember and intended to invoke a sense of the missile and its capability. As new UK missiles are not introduced into… Read More


What is the Torpedoes, Tomahawk & Harpoon (TTH) Team?

The Torpedoes, Tomahawk and Harpoon (TTH) Project Team, part of the Weapons Operating Centre, is responsible for the acquisition and support of the UK’s Spearfish heavyweight and Sting Ray lightweight torpedoes as well as the Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) and Harpoon missile and their respective weapons systems. This spans all activities including development, manufacture, in-service support, inventory management and disposal.… Read More