The U.S. Navy conducted its first firing from the SeaRAM anti-ship defense system produced by Raytheon Missile Systems installed on the Arleigh Burke-class USS Carney (DDG-64) destroyer stationed in Rota, Spain.

The SeaRAM detected, tracked and engaged an inbound BQM-74E target, intercepting it with a RAM Block II missile in a mid-July test. USS Carney is the second of four guided-missile destroyers stationed near the Mediterranean Sea to receive a SeaRAM system.

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