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RAM Block 2  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 15 May 2015
Total Production: ?
Development Cost: USD$105 million
Unitary Cost: USD$770,000
Also Known As: Block 2 Mk-44 Mod 4 and RIM-116C
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Raytheon
Parent System: RIM-116 RAM
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1993
Total Production: ?
Family Members: RIM-116A/B RAM
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Description: The RAM Block 2 is an upgraded version of the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) ship self-defense missile system. The RAM Block 2 missile upgrade aim is to more effectively counter the emerging threat of more maneuverable anti-ship missiles. The US Navy awarded Raytheon Missile Systems a $105 million Block 2 RAM development contract on May 8, 2007, with the missile development expected to complete by December 2010.

The Block 2 upgrade includes a four-axis independent control actuator system and a redesigned rocket motor. These upgrades increase the RAM's effective range and deliver a significant improvement in maneuverability. The improved missile also incorporates an upgraded passive radio frequency seeker, a digital autopilot and engineering changes in selected infrared seeker components. The US Navy took delivery of the first batch of RAM Block 2 weapons in August 2014 and declared IOC in May 2015.

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RAM Block 2 News

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8 May 2007 and 27 Apr 2017
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Thursday, April 27, 2017USS Jackson Successfully Completes SeaRAM Missile Test
Tuesday, May 17, 2016US Navy Tests SeaRAM Air Defense System Anti-Ship Capability at Sea
Friday, April 22, 2016FMS: Qatar Seeks 252 RIM-116C and RIM-116C-2 Rolling Airframe Missiles
Monday, January 11, 2016SeaRAM Hits Target with Newest RAM Block 2 Missile in US Navy Live-Fire Test
US Navy Awards Raytheon Contract for RAM Block 2 Missiles
Tuesday, October 20, 2015FMS: Saudi Arabia Requests Four Multi-Mission Surface Combatant Ships
Friday, May 15, 2015US Navy Declares Initial Operational Capability for RAM Block 2 Missile
Wednesday, August 27, 2014Raytheon Delivers First Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to US Navy
Tuesday, August 6, 2013US Navy Completes Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 Initial Fleet Firing
Thursday, May 30, 2013RAM Block 2 Missile Completes First Phase of Developmental Testing

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