Mission: Global Defense
Protecting our homeland. Defending our allies. Safeguarding trade. Our air and missile defense systems have one mission: providing peace of mind.
Raytheon's proven interceptors, radars and space sensors work together to provide protection against ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, aircraft and other threats.
Thirteen countries rely on Global Patriot Solutions for air and missile defense. Our SM-3® missile and Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle defeat warheads while they’re still in space. Our JLENS aerostats provide regional defense from 10,000 feet for 30 days at a time. And our long-range radars keep watch around the clock, from windswept stations in Alaska to ships in the Persian Gulf.
It’s a big sky up there, but we’ve got it covered. That’s our mission.
Learn more about our technology:
Missile Defense Agency video of an SM-6 missile intercepting a ballistic missile target at sea.
Learn more about how missile defense technology could respond to missile threats to Guam.
Learn how different radars work together to enable a layered missile defense.
New SM-6 intercepts ballistic missile target at sea
Newest SM-6 interceptor aces final land-based test, moves to at-sea testing
Raytheon kill vehicle succeeds in first intercept of intercontinental ballistic missile
U.S., allies invest $202 million in Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System
Next-gen Standard Missile-3 completes first intercept test
U.S. Navy awards Raytheon $235 million for Standard Missile-6 production
Standard Missile-6 approved for international sales
Patriot nation awards Raytheon more than $600m to upgrade missile defense system
Raytheon SM-6 intercepts ballistic missile target at sea
Missile Defense in the News
Raytheon to restart SM-2 missile line after $650 million sale: executive (Reuters)
Raytheon's Huntsville-made SM-3, SM-6 missiles take center stage at Paris Air Show (Huntsville Times)
Interceptor 'completely obliterated' mock missile, Pentagon says (Bloomberg)
Missile takedown: Historic ICBM intercept test sends strong message to North Korea (Defense News)
Missile test puts Raytheon’s Kill Vehicle and Boeing’s Shield together to pulverize enemy ICBMs (FOX Business)
Raytheon wins $59.6M for multi-warhead interceptor (Arizona Daily Star)
Raytheon to supply Multi-Object Kill Vehicle technology (UPI)
Israel's David's Sling missile system to be operational in weeks (UPI)
The sky is [not] the limit: the evolution of the Standard Missile (The Cipher Brief)
U.S.-Japan anti-missile test a good sign for the European missile defense sites (Real Clear Defense)
U.S., Japan conduct successful missile interception test (CNN)
Learn more about Raytheon's Missile Defense Solutions.
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