Tag Archives: Ballistic Missiles

Report: Romania Eyes Raytheon-Built Patriot Missiles for Integrated Air Defense System

Romania looks to buy Raytheon-built Patriot missiles as part of the country’s military modernization efforts, Reuters reported Thursday. Radu-Sorin Marinas writes Romania wants to integrate Patriots into an air defense system comprised of six F-16 fighter jets in an effort to address NATO standards. “We’re assessing all options to develop this (acquisition) program,” Gen. Nicolae-Ionel Ciuca, chief of …

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DoD OKs Sale of Raytheon SM-6 Missile Tech to International Customers

The Defense Department has authorized the sale of Raytheon‘s Standard Missile-6  offering to international customers that seek to adopt the platform to support their shipbuilding programs. Raytheon said Tuesday SM-6 is designed to protect naval ships against ballistic and cruise missiles, fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles. Mike Campisi, SM-6 senior program director at …

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Raytheon to Provide Interface Upgrade for Netherlands’ Integrated Air & Missile Defense System

The Netherlands’ defense materiel organization has awarded Raytheon a direct commercial sales contract of undisclosed value to provide a new operator-machine interface upgrade for the country’s integrated air and missile defense system. Raytheon said Thursday it will update the Netherlands’ Patriot IAMD system through the company-built Modern Man Station user interface that works …

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Raytheon SM-6 Conducts Navy’s Longest Range Surface-to-Air Intercept

Raytheon‘s Standard Missile-6 has set a record for the U.S. Navy‘s longest range surface-to-air intercept after the missile engaged an over-the-horizon target. The company said Friday the SM-6 was deployed from the Navy’s USS Princeton cruiser that features an Aegis baseline 9 combat system. The missile also broke its own record in January after SM-6 surpassed …

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Navy Approves New Lockheed New Aegis System for Deployment

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s latest version of a ship-based missile defense system has been certified by the Navy for deployment, according to a company announcement. The updated Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system provides two layers of active missile defense and surveillance for shipss to defend against short-to-intermediate range ballistic missiles. The …

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