Raytheon’s Rolling Airframe Missile to defend Armada de México patrol frigate

October 23, 2018 – Raytheon Company has delivered a RAM launcher to the Mexican government as part of the long-range off-shore patrol vessel (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance, or POLA) program, marking the first delivery of a RAM product to a Latin American country. The USS Arlington fires a Raytheon-built RAM missile during a live-fire exercise on Oct. 14, 2018. A supersonic, lightweight, quick-reaction, fire-and-forget weapon, the RAM system is designed to destroy anti-ship missiles. (Photo: U.S. Navy) The Mexican Navy will use the RAM Block 2 supersonic, quick reaction,…

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DSCA: Harpoon Block II Missiles, RAM Missiles and MK 54 Torpedoes for Mexico

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico of RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface launched missiles, Block II Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) tactical missiles and MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedoes for an estimated cost of $98.4 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Mexico has requested to buy six (6) RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface launched missiles, twenty-three (23) Block II Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) tactical missiles and six…

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