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Raytheon SM-6 Missile Test

raytheon SM-6 missileThere was a test recently of the Raytheon SM-6 Missile.

Raytheon SM-6 Missile Recently Tested

“Raytheon’s recent SM-6 anti-air missile test was used to engage the decommissioned external link external link USS Reuben James, (FFG 57) made famous for its appearance in the 1990 movie The Hunt for Red October. The test was a demonstration of the Navy’s concept of “distributed lethality,” employing ships in dispersed formations to increase the offensive might of the surface force, and enabling future options for the joint force commander. The USS John Paul Jones fired the SM-6 while another Arleigh Burke-class destroyer was on station as the assist ship.”

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