Raytheon’s SPY-6 Aces Most Complex Test Yet

February 5, 2019 – Raytheon Company’s AN/SPY-6(V)1 air and missile defense radar completed its latest test, exceeding all performance requirements. In the most stressing test to date, the radar searched for, detected, and maintained track on the target as predicted. SPY-6 integrated air and missile defense radar installed at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii. “Now in production, AN/SPY-6(V)1 continues to stack up test successes and milestones, proving the maturity of its design and its exceptional capabilities,” said U.S. Navy Captain Seiko Okano, Major Program Manager…

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Raytheon s SPY-6 radar tracks ballistic missile through intercept and multiple, simultaneous targets

October 10, 2018 – Raytheon Company’s AN/SPY-6(V) radar continues to demonstrate its integrated air and missile defense capability through exceptional performance against multiple targets. The radar detected, acquired and tracked multiple targets from the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. Capitalizing on two unrelated exercises conducted nearby in mid-September, SPY-6(V) not only tracked multiple threats simultaneously but also a ballistic missile – through intercept, for the first time. “AN/SPY-6(V) continues to impress through consistent performance against complex, surrogate threats,” said U.S. Navy Captain Seiko Okano, Major Program Manager…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Begins Fabrication of Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125)

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) today. The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “The start of fabrication on a new destroyer is always exciting,” Ingalls’ DDG 51 program manager George Nungesser said. “DDG 125 is no exception. Our shipbuilders have delivered 30 of these ships to the U.S. Navy and back-to-back building has allowed them to gain experience and talent that is unmatched in our industry.…

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