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Raytheon unveils C-RAM solution

5th March 2012 - 10:30 GMT | by Darren Lake in London


The US Army has awarded Raytheon a $79.2 million contract to develop a system that will detect and destroy incoming rockets. The system is called Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative (AI3).

Raytheon will develop the system over the next 18 months with a successful demonstration at the end of that period expected to be followed by low rate initial production.

The company will be responsible for developing an interceptor to destroy incoming rockets in flight. It will then integrate this with government furnished equipment (GFE) including a launcher, fire control system, and C2 system to complete the AI3.

‘To develop the

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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