Naval Warfare

Egypt set to enlarge its Rolling Airframe Missile stocks

17th February 2021 - 11:17 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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RAM Block II missiles will be installed on Egyptian Navy missile attack craft in new FMS deal.

The US State Department has approved a potential sale to Egypt of RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2 naval missiles and associated equipment.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense will be the prime contractor on the estimated $197 million FMS deal.

Egypt requested 168 RAM Block II missiles plus shipping and storage containers; engineering, technical and logistic support; and operator manuals and technical documentation.

‘The proposed sale will support the Egyptian Navy’s Fast Missile Craft ...

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