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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: 130
Also Known As: Aegis Afloat, Aegis Baseline 9 and Aegis Basline 7
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Lockheed Martin
Parent System: AEGIS
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: 173
Family Members: Aegis Ashore and Aegis BMD
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Description: The US Navy's AEGIS is a total weapon system that performs from detection to kill of airborne threats. The heart of the Aegis system is the AN/SPY-1 phased array radar capable of performing search, tracking and missile guidance functions simultaneously with a track capacity of over 100 targets or more. The computer-based command and control (C2) element makes the Aegis capable of simultaneous engagements against airborne, surface and underwater threats. The Aegis MK 82 Mod 0 Guided Missile Director and MK 200 Mod 0 Director Controller are major components of the Aegis Weapons System. Both are assembled by General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products. The Aegis weapon system initial development was completed in 1983. Since then the system has been upgraded continuously under the Baseline approach. After more than 30 years in the active duty the Aegis weapon system is outdated against the latest weapons and electronic systems developed by Russia and China. The US Navy plans for the new Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) to enter service in the early 2020s onboard the DDG 51 Flight III class destroyers along with current Aegis replacement.

In March 2005, Raytheon announced that the Aegis weapon system Baseline 7 phase 1 was tested on the USS Momsen (DDG 92) against subsonic and supersonic targets. The Standard Missile-2 Block III, Block IIIA and Block IIIB as well as the ESSM missiles were involved in the testing. During the tests the destroyer Momsen scored several kills successfully and two kills against two separated targets at the same time. The US Navy began testing the new Aegis Baseline 9, which includes air and missile defense capabilities, in 2014. The new Standard SM-2 Block IV and SM-6 missiles provide missile defense capability in the terminal phase along with Aegis Baseline 9. The DDG 113 destroyer commissioned on July 15, 2017, is the firt warship equipped with the Aegis Baseline 9 which allows simultaneous engagement of ballistic and airborne threats.

AEGIS Applications

Fighting Ships Atago CG 47 (VLS) CG 47 Ticonderoga DDG 51 Flight I DDG 51 Flight II DDG 51 Flight IIA F100 Alvaro de Bazan F110 F310 Fridtjof Nansen Hobart Hunter KDX-IIA KDX-III Maya Protection Systems COMBATSS-21

AEGIS Specifications

Tracked Aerial Targets: 100
Max Detection Range: 320 kilometer
Weapon Max Altitude: 180 kilometer
Weapon Max Range: 190 kilometer
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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3 Apr 2003 and 22 Apr 2020
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Wednesday, April 22, 2020Spain Orders Aegis Solid State S-Band Weapon Systems for Five F110 Frigates
Wednesday, January 15, 2020FMS: Australia Requests Surface Combatant Program
Tuesday, October 1, 2019FMS: Japan Seeks Follow-On Technical Support for AEGIS Destroyers
Thursday, May 23, 2019US Navy Destroyers to Deploy HELIOS Laser Anti-Missile Weapon in 2021
Friday, May 3, 2019South Korea to Buy Three More KDX-III Destroyers and Three More KSS-III Submarines
Tuesday, January 29, 2019FMS: Japan Seeks Two Aegis Weapon Systems
Tuesday, December 11, 2018Aegis Ashore Successfully Intercepts Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile during Test
Tuesday, October 30, 2018Lockheed Martin to Develop DDG Aegis Weapon System Baseline K2 for Republic of Korea Navy
Tuesday, September 18, 2018US Navy Looking at Large Ship as Ticonderoga Cruisers Replacement
Friday, June 29, 2018Australia Selects BAE Systems to Build Nine Sea 5000 Hunter-Class Frigates

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 1306
Defensive Weapons
Standard SM-2 Block II
Standard SM-2 Block III
Standard SM-2 Block IIIA
Standard SM-2 Block IIIB
Standard SM-2 Block IV
Standard SM-2 Block IVA
Standard SM-6 Block I
Sensor Systems
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