Raytheon Delivers RAM Block 2 to US Navy

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: americas Authorities August 28, 2014 View post tag: RAM “As today’s threats continue to evolve, RAM Block 2’s enhanced features give an unfair advantage to naval warfighters across the globe,” said Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon Missile System’s Naval and Area Mission Defense product line. “Along with demonstrating a long-standing international partnership, the RAM program has a record of 91 consecutive months of contractual on-time deliveries, and continues its remarkable success rate of over 90 percent during flight tests.”RAM is a cooperative program between the U.S. and German governments with industry support from Raytheon and RAMSYS of Germany. The RAM Cooperative program has been in place for over 30 years and has enjoyed excellent integration and technology sharing between both countries.The initial Block 2 delivery milestone was marked by a ceremony at Raytheon Missile Systems that was attended by U.S. and German naval dignitaries, and Raytheon leaders and RAM program and team members.[mappress]Press Release, August 28, 2014; Image: Raytheon Raytheon Company delivered the first Block 2 variant of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy as part of the company’s 2012 Low Rate Initial Production contract. RAM Block 2 is a significant performance upgrade featuring enhanced kinematics, an evolved radio frequency receiver, and an improved control system. Raytheon Delivers RAM Block 2 to US Navy View post tag: deliverscenter_img Back to overview,Home naval-today Raytheon Delivers RAM Block 2 to US Navy View post tag: Block 2 View post tag: News by topic View post tag: US Navy View post tag: Naval Share this article View post tag: Raytheonlast_img read more