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$235.7M for International SM-2 Standard Naval Missile Orders

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SM-2 Launch w. AEGIS(click to view full) Raytheon Co. in Tucson, AZ received a $235.7 million firm-fixed-price contract in for the production of the FY06 Standard Missile-2 Block IIIA and Block IIIB all up rounds (AURs) AN/DKT-71A telemetric data transmitting sets (TDTS), section level spares, and shipping containers for allied nations. Note that “all-up-rounds” include the missile, its launch container, and related equipment that allows for rapid installation of the naval missiles in vertical launch systems. According to, RIM-66K-L/ SM-2 Standard Block IIIA missiles have greater capability at even lower altitudes, and include a more powerful fragmentation warhead. Block IIIB adds an infrared (IR) guidance mode capability developed in Missile Homing Improvement Program (MHIP) to the Block IIIA’s semi-active radar guidance system. These SM-2 versions are provided as medium range rounds that can be fired from AEGIS rail launchers, AEGIS vertical launch systems, and Tartar rail launchers. SM-2 and SM-3 Standard surface-air missiles work best when paired with the AEGIS radar and combat system, but can be employed independently. With respect to this specific contract… SM-2 (top), SM-3  This contract will provide for the procurement of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and other international customers procurements of 221 SM-2 Standard […]

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