The United States Navy has flight tested the first Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) surface-to-air missile from Raytheon's production line that was restarted to supply the missiles to South Korea, Japan, Australia and Netherlands.
The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne Navy target, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
Raytheon and the Navy restarted the production line to meet global demand. The program invested in new equipment and improved manufacturing processes to increase efficiencies.
In 2020, the company will provide more than 280 SM-2 Block IIIA and IIIB missiles from its latest production batch to the above mentioned countries.
The missile defends navies against anti-ship missiles and aircraft out to 90 nautical miles and an altitude of 65,000 feet. SM-2 has an extensive flight test history with more than 2,700 successful live firings.
Raytheon has won a $17 million modification contract to exercise an option for providing Zumwalt capability and design agent support to the Standard Missile-2 (SM-2). Fiscal 2017 and 2018 weapons procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $16,951,832 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year
Raytheon has won $149 million for the engineering, manufacturing, and development of Standard Missile-2 Block IIIC. The Standard Missile-2 or the SM-2 has two variants as of now- SM-2 Block IIIA and IIIB
Raytheon has won $37 million modification contract for procurement of fiscal 2019 United States Navy Standard missile SM-2 and Standard missile SM-6 intermediate-level repair and maintenance. Work is expected to be completed by November 2019, the US department of defense said in a statement Monday
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved a possible sale to Denmark of up to 46 Standard Missile, SM-2 Block IIIA All-Up Rounds, RIM BK IIIA (VLS), and other related equipment for an estimated cost of $152 million. The DSCA delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Tuesday
The Pentagon has awarded Raytheon a $2.14 billion contract for Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles that can destroy ballistic missiles on land and at sea
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