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Raytheon, Navy Test SM-6 for Surface-to-Surface Target Engagement

Raytheon logoTYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has tested the Standard Missile-6‘s function to engage surface targets using the decommissioned USS Reuben James as a designated target, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The company said Monday the test works to demonstrate anti-surface warfare, surface-to-surface engagement and the “distributed lethality” of the U.S. Navy‘s fleet using the SM-6 air defense interceptor.

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