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Agm-129a Advanced Cruise Missile > Air Force > Reality Sheet Show

The missile is guided by a combination of inertial navigation and TERCOM. The U.S. Navy originally planned to obtain 758 TLAM-N missiles, but only 367 have been produced. By 1991, President George H.W. Bush announced that TLAM-N missiles would be placed in storage. Virtually twenty years later, the Obama administration’s 2010 Nuclear Posture Assessment moved to remove the TLAM-N. Navy ships and submarines, including four converted Ohio-class submarines, as effectively Astute, Swiftsure, and Trafalgar-class submarines of the Royal Navy. Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Celebration, ran photographs of the new cruise missile flying and being...