Raytheon Missile Conducts First Sea-Based Terminal-Phase Intercept

Burgess, Richard R.
July 2006
Sea Power;Jul2006, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p42
The article discusses the launched of SM-2 Block IV Standard, an air-to-surface missile by Raytheon Missile Co. in Hawaii. The launch was the first intercept of a ballistic missile during the terminal phase of its flight test in the Pacific Ocean. The missile was launched from a sea-based platform of a cruiser USS Lake Erie positioned at the Pacific Missile Range in Barking Sands.


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