Raytheon prepares to build SM-2 ship-launched radar-guided missiles for U.S. allies in $8.5 million deal

January 13, 2021

Military & Aerospace Electronics:


Radar-guided missile designers at Raytheon Technologies Corp. are preparing to build a new batch of RIM-66 SM-2 Standard missile systems for U.S. allies, under terms of an $8.5 million contract announced on Monday.

Officials of the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington are asking the Raytheon Missiles & Defense segment in Tucson, Ariz., to provide long-lead items for Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) production. The contract is for SM-2 missiles that eventually will be built for Korea, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan, and Japan.

The ship-launched Standard missile is for use against aircraft, missiles, or ships, either at line-of-sight range using a semi-active homing mode, or over the horizon using inertial guidance and terminal infrared homing…


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