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Raytheon to Continue Missile Repair, Maintenance Work for Navy

Raytheon has received a $37.2M contract modification to continue intermediate-level repair and maintenance services for the U.S. Navy’s Standard Missile-2 and Standard Missile-6 systems. The Navy will obligate $19M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Monday. The company’s missile systems business will perform work …

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Gerard Hueber: Raytheon Expands Missile Defense Portfolio, Dev’t Process for Navy

Gerard Hueber, vice president of business development for naval and area mission defense at Raytheon, has said the company has modernized its product development and sustainment processes for missile defense systems, Navy Recognition reported Monday. Hueber noted in an interview that Raytheon is adding new technologies such as active guidance …

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Navy, MDA Launch Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Using Lockheed’s Aegis Combat System

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency have test-fired two Raytheon-made Standard Missile-6 Dual I missiles using the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Combat System  installed on the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. Lockheed said Wednesday its Aegis platform helped the SM-6 missile detect, track and intercept a ballistic missile target in flight during the Flight …

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Raytheon Secures Navy Funds for Standard Missile-6 Material Procurement

Raytheon‘s missile systems business has received a $32.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain long-lead materials needed to build Standard Missile-6 units. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification will support requirements and  spares for fiscal 2017 SM-6 full-rate production. SM-6 is designed to perform anti-air warfare, anti-surface …

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Raytheon SM-6 Missile Moves Toward Full Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy has conducted flight tests of the Raytheon-built Standard Missile-6 weapon system to validate whether the missile is ready to obtain full operational capability. Raytheon said Thursday four SM-6 missiles were launched throughout the “graduation” tests to engage shore-launched, sub- or supersonic targets. Mike Campisi, Raytheon SM-6 senior program director, said the Navy started to deploy SM-6s …

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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 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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Raytheon Enters Full-Rate Production for SM-6 Missiles

Raytheon has entered full-rate production of its Standard Missile-6 rocket for the U.S. Navy at the company’s Redstone Arsenal production facility in Alabama. “Full-rate production allows us to significantly ramp up production and deliver to the U.S. Navy the quantities it needs to further increase operational effectiveness,” Mike Campisi, SM-6 senior program director …

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