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First Upgraded 'RAM' Sales In Middle East

First Upgraded 'RAM' Sales In Middle East 21 February, 2017

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a direct sales contract for its RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2 by the United Arab Emirates, announced by the company at IDEX 2017. The agreement, signed in late 2016, marks the first sales of the RAM Block 2 in the Middle East region and will be mounted on UAE Naval Forces' Baynunah-class corvettes and Project Arialah offshore patrol vessels. The Block 2 variant has a larger dual-thrust rocket motor, advanced control section and an enhanced RF receiver. 

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