USV Ranger launched an SM-6 and successfully struck target in 2020 test

By Audrey Decker / September 30, 2021 at 1:43 PM
At the end of last year, the Navy and the Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office launched a Standard Missile-6 from an unmanned surface vessel and successfully intercepted a target. Early this month, the Defense Department released a video of the event via Twitter and provided no further information. Inside Defense has gathered additional information. “In late 2020 the U.S. Navy, in partnership with the Strategic Capabilities Office, OSD, conducted a live fire test of a SM-6 missile launched from a...

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