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Raytheon received $270 million Standard Missile-6 production contract from U.S. Navy

Raytheon received $270 million Standard Missile-6 production contract from U.S. Navy

Introduction:

U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company $270 million to exercise fiscal 2016 options for Standard Missile-6 production and spares requirements.

Features:

SM-6 delivers a multi-mission, proven over-the-horizon air defense capability by leveraging the time-tested advantages of the Standard Missile's airframe and propulsion.

  • The SM-6 uses both active and semiactive guidance modes and advanced fuzing techniques.
  • It incorporates the advanced signal processing and guidance control capabilities from Raytheon's Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile.
     

Raytheon has delivered more than 250 missiles to the U.S. Navy. The final assembly of SM-6 takes place at Raytheon's state-of-the-art production facility at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala.

Specifications:

Company Name Raytheon
Contract Received From U.S. Navy
Location United States
Type Standard Missile-6
Estimated Cost $270 Million

 

Source : raytheon.mediaroom.com

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