No Plans for New Ammo for the USS Zumwalt Destroyer

No Plans for New Ammo for the USS Zumwalt Destroyer
U.S. Navy photo by PO3 Emiline L. M. Senn

A year after the Navy decided to abandon the Long Range Land Attack Projectile (LRLAP) for the Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer, there is no plan in place for a replacement round for the Advanced Gun System (AGS) the ships are built around, service officials said on Wednesday.

Instead, officials at Naval Sea Systems Command and the Chief of Naval Operations staff will monitor new technologies that could be incorporated into the BAE Systems-built 155mm AGS.

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