Royal Australian Navy guided missile destroyer, HMAS Sydney, displayed its sophisticated naval combat capabilities while participating in Exercise Pacific Dragon 2022 in the seas off Hawaii.
Tag Archives : ESSM
05 May 2022
The Australian Government announced it is procuring the ESSM Block 2 surface to air missile from Raytheon for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
05 May 2022
The Dutch will upgrade two De Zeven Provinciën class frigates with the ESSM Block 2 air defense system...
30 Apr 2021
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Hobart-class Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG) HMAS Sydney fired an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) for the first time...
13 Mar 2020
Following a 20-month upgrade, Royal Australian Navy ANZAC-class Frigate HMAS Arunta has fired its first Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) off the coast of Western Australia.
26 Aug 2019
The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles featuring a new guidance system with a dual mode active and semi-active radar.
29 May 2019
Raytheon's missiles played vital roles in the Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO military exercise called Formidable Shield 2019, which took place off the coast of Scotland and included scenarios of no-notice target launches, the US company said on May 28, 2019.
16 Jan 2019
The U.S. Navy has scheduled the last guided flight test of the Evolved SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 to further evaluate the weapon’s new active guidance seeker