Raytheon To Develop Next-Generation Standard Missile

October 2004
Sea Power;Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p43
The article presents information about the rytheon missile systems. The U.S. Navy has given the go-ahead to develop the next iteration of its long-serving standard surface-to-air missile. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded Raytheon a $440 million contract to develop and produce the SM-6 Extended-Range Active Missile. The SM-6 is intended to defeat evolving and asymmetric aerial threats over the horizon, including manned and unmanned aircraft, as well as land-attack and antiship cruise missiles over sea and land.


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