US Navy Orders Additional Sea Skimming Target Vehicles from Northrop Grumman

May 14, 2021 – Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a production contract option for 18 additional GQM-163A “Coyote” supersonic sea-skimming target vehicles. This award represents the first of three options that can be exercised against the full-rate production contract awarded last year. The $55.4 million award brings the GQM-163A targets ordered to date to 218. “We are committed to…

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NSWC Port Hueneme in At-Sea Demonstration Formidable Shield Exercise

May 6, 2021 – To support and strengthen relationships with NATO allies as part of the Maritime Theater Missile Defense Forum (MTMD-F) and to also test with partners the latest in air and missile defense technical capabilities, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) will be participating in the 2021 At Sea Demonstration/Formidable Shield Exercise with 10 allied…

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Raytheon, US Navy test first Standard Missile-2 from restarted production line

February 26, 2020 – Raytheon Company and the U.S. Navy successfully flight tested the first SM-2 surface-to-air missile from the company’s restarted production line. The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne Navy target. SM-2 allows navies to defend against anti-ship missiles and aircraft. Raytheon and the Navy restarted…

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