Naval Warfare

SM-2 sale to Chile moves closer

10th February 2021 - 17:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

US State Department approves $85 million FMS package.

Chile is likely to receive up to 16 rail-launched Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IIIA missiles and associated equipment from Raytheon in an estimated $85 million FMS deal.

‘This proposed sale would support Chile’s anti-air warfare capabilities for the two recently transferred former [Royal Australian Navy] Adelaide-class frigates to the ...

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