Naval Warfare

Raytheon prepares for SM-3 against intercontinental ballistic missile test

23rd January 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


Save this for later

The development of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) will continue in the coming months with further tests on targets beyond Earth’s upper atmosphere, as the USN works to expand its ballistic missile defence (BMD) capabilities. 

The SM-3 has completed more than 30 ‘exointercepts’ in trials, mainly using vessels such ...

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here
Back to News

Share to