ABOUT US will include new anti-aircraft missiles SM-3 cost $2 billion

the Press service of the us military-industrial company Raytheon, is a member of the “big three” of the largest contractors of the US defense industry, announced the signing of a contract with the American Agency for missile defense to supply anti-aircraft missiles Standard Missile – 3 Block IB.

Specifies that the contract amount, which must be fulfilled by the end of the 2024 fiscal year totals more than $2 billion.

“This is the first after a long break in the procurement by the U.S. government family of rockets SM-3,” added the company.