Aegis Combat System

AEGIS - THE SHIELD OF THE FLEET
The world’s most advanced combat system, Aegis can simultaneously attack land targets, submarines, and surface ships while automatically protecting the fleet against aircraft, cruise missiles and ballistic missiles.
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PROVEN CAPABLE: THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED COMBAT SYSTEM AND
THE WORLD’S ONLY MARITIME BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM.




Stay Informed.  Recent News on the Aegis Combat System.

 
 
Latest Aegis Combat System is Successful Against Medium Range Ballistic Missiles
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Next Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Successfully Engages Medium Range Ballistic Missile Target
 
USS Ross Intercepts Ballistic Missile
 
 


Aegis in Motion. See the Aegis Combat System in Action.

 
 

Aegis and Australia's SEA 5000 Future Frigate

As the Royal Australian Navy prepares to introduce its next generation of frigates, Lockheed Martin stands ready to support both options currently being evaluated by the Commonwealth.

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Aegis Ashore

Land-based Aegis Ashore, as part of Phased Adaptive Approach (PAA), will use the same components as those onboard the Navy's new construction Aegis BMD Destroyers.

 
 


Aegis in Focus. Aegis Combat System Photo Gallery.

 
  • As the developer of the Aegis Combat System Lockheed Martin continues its 40-year legacy as the Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent (CSEA) for the U.S. Navy. The Aegis CSEA is responsible for combat system engineering services – including the design development integration test and life cycle support – for all Aegis-equipped ships. (Photo Courtesy of Navy.mil)
  • Over time, Aegis has evolved new capabilities to counter emerging threats and take advantage of new technologies. The latest Aegis configuration, called Baseline 9, presents an open architecture framework to allow endless flexibility.
  • We’ve taken the Aegis Combat System from an anti-ship missile system to the basis for the U.S. approach to global missile defense.
  • Aegis Ashore provides a proven, affordable solution to expand the protection of the Aegis Combat System to inland areas.
  • Lockheed Martin provides superior performance while continually evolving the Aegis system to keep pace with enemy threats.
  • Aegis seamlessly integrates the SPY-1 radar, the MK 41 Vertical Launching System, the SM-3 missile and the weapon system’s command and control system (C2BMC).