SM-1 RIM-66 / RIM-67 Standard Missile
Standard Missile-1 (SM-1) entered production in 1967, and is still operational with many international navies. In preparation for the U.S. Navy's withdrawal of its SM-1 compatible ships, support transitioned to Raytheon. Raytheon led a team of companies which provide users with continued access to spares and repair services for the foreseeable future.
Standard-1 (SM-1) and Standard-2 (SM-2), medium-range (MR), and extended-range (ER) missiles have a cylindrical airframe. The airframe tapers into a radome, four fixed dorsal fins, and four independently movable steering control surfaces.
Standard-1 (RIM-66) is a medium-range (MR), surface-launched missile employing passive or semiactive homing. It is propelled by an integral dual-thrust rocket motor. The SM-1 MR is installed on FFG-, DDG-, CG-, and CGN-class ships equipped with Aegis and a Tartar combat system.
Standard-1 (RIM-67) is an extended-range (ER), surface-launched missile employing passive/ semiactive homing or midcourse command guidance. It is propelled by a detachable rocket booster and an integral sustainer rocket motor. SM-1 ER is installed on CGN-, CG-, and DDG-37- class ships equipped with Terrier combat systems.
On 21 February 1995 Hughes Missile Systems Company, Tucson, Ariz., was awarded an additional $5,501,585 to a previously awarded contract to exercise options for 10 SM-1 BLK VIA All-Up-Round (AUR) missiles and spare missile components for the government of Japan under the Foreign Military Sales Program (FMS).
On 29 December 1994 Hughes Missile Systems Company, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $78,667,984 fixed-price definitizing contract modification. This modification definitized the long lead material contract N00024-94-C-5322, awarded in October 1993, to support production of 154 STANDARD Missile (SM-1) Block VI All-Up-Round missiles and missile components. This modification also included an option for 10 missiles and spare missile components valued at $5,502,243. Work will be performed in Highland Park, Arkansas (4 percent), and Tucson, Arizona (96 percent), and is expected to be completed by October 1996.
Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates use the SM-1 MR. The SM-1 was phased out of US service in 2003.
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