Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Intercept Two Targets In 'Engage On Remote' Test (Updated)

By Tony Bertuca, Jason Sherman / October 23, 2014 at 3:20 PM
(Editor's note: This story has been updated to include additional comments from Mike Campisi, Raytheon's SM-6 senior program director.) A Navy ship testing its Standard Missile-6 interceptors has successfully shot down two anti-ship cruise missile targets prior to its own radar detecting the incoming threats, instead using targeting information from another Aegis ship nearby, according to a Raytheon statement. "As part of 'engage on remote' scenarios, the ship launched the SM-6 interceptors prior to its own radars 'seeing' the...

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