October 2016 News - Naval Forces, Defense Industry, Navy Technology, Maritime Security
 
 

Raytheon's SM-6 Surface-to-Air Missile Once Again Shatters Engagement Distance Record
 
The U.S. Navy successfully completed the longest range Anti-Air Warfare intercept in its history at the Point Mugu Test Range in California, Sept. 22. During the Naval Integrated Fire Control - Counter Air (NIFC-CA) test, USS Princeton (CG 59), equipped with the latest Aegis Baseline 9, successfully processed data from a remote airborne sensor to engage and destroy an over-the-horizon threat representative target using Standard Missile-6 (SM-6).
The U.S. Navy successfully completed the longest range Anti-Air Warfare intercept in its history at the Point Mugu Test Range in California, Sept. 22. During the Naval Integrated Fire Control - Counter Air (NIFC-CA) test, USS Princeton (CG 59), equipped with the latest Aegis Baseline 9, successfully processed data from a remote airborne sensor to engage and destroy an over-the-horizon threat representative target using Standard Missile-6 (SM-6).
 

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