The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD) announced this week its intention to halt deployment of the Aegis Ashore missile defense system citing difficulties in ensuring that rocket boosters from the interceptors do not fall in populated areas. The real reason may actually have to do with the radar system, namely SPY-6 and SPY-7. Yoshihiro Inaba has the story.
Tag Archives : SPY-6
02 Jun 2020
Raytheon Missiles & Defense completed comprehensive near-field range testing on the first AN/SPY-6(V)1 radar array, signaling its readiness to be wrapped, packed and shipped to the U.S. Navy’s future USS Jack H. Lucas, DDG-125.
01 Jun 2020
Raytheon Technologies’ 30,000 square-foot, automated, Radar Development Facility in Andover, Massachusetts, is home to the SPY-6 family of radars and the teams dedicated to its production. This is where sophisticated radar testing, integration and production happen around the clock.
30 May 2020
Here is Naval News' Monthly Recap video for May 2020. This month we cover a multi-domain ASuW exercise in Sweden, the new F/A-18 Block III, the construction of France's future replenishment tanker and vessel deliveries in Egypt and Russia.
23 Dec 2019
Raytheon will build two additional shipsets of SPY-6 radars under a $250 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The company is now contracted to deliver a total of nine radar shipsets to DDG-51 Flight III destroyers.
16 Dec 2019
Raytheon recently received a $97M contract for the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar AN/SPY-6(V) integration and production support.
20 Aug 2019
Raytheon and the U.S. Navy completed the first system-level tests of SPY-6(V)2, the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (or EASR), at the Surface Combat System Center at Wallops Island, VA.
19 Mar 2019
Raytheon has been awarded a $402 million contract for AN/SPY-6(V) radars low-rate initial production (LRIP) for the US Navy’s DDG 51 Flight III-class ship program, the US company said on March 14.
05 Feb 2019
Raytheon Company's AN/SPY-6(V)1 air and missile defense radar completed its latest test, exceeding all performance requirements. In the most stressing test to date, the radar searched for, detected, and maintained track on the target as predicted.