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US Navy Approves Multi-Role SM-6 for Use on more Ships

Issue 58

The U.S. Navy authorized ships in the Aegis Combat Weapon System baselines 5.3 and 3.A.0 series to carry the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-6. The authorization expands the missile’s use from five ships to more than 35 ships.

“SM-6 is the longest range integrated air and missile defence interceptor deployed, and its multi-role capabilities are unprecedented,” said Mike Campisi, Standard Missile-6 senior program director. “Its use is transforming how we define fleet defence.”

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