RAM-System GmbH (RAMSYS) has been contracted to ship 600 state-of-the-art Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2B guided ship self-defence missiles to the German Navy, deliveries will start in 2024. RAM-System GmbH is a three way partnership in command of programme administration and advertising and marketing of the RAM (Rolling Airframe Missile) naval self-defence missile system in Europe. RAM-System GmbH is owned by MBDA Deutschland (50%), Diehl Stiftung (25%) and Diehl BGT Defence (25%). RAM-System additionally controls the German share within the US ESSM and Normal Missile SM-2 manufacturing programmes. RAM has been a bilateral US-German authorities programme for over 40 years

The contract for the 600 RAM Block 2B missiles for the German Navy is an important aspect inside a multinational manufacturing situation. Diehl Defence produces the IR seeker head, steering part and launch canister, and is answerable for integration of the entrance part. MBDA Deutschland produces the developed RF receiver, management part and warhead, and performs closing meeting. Along with being the RAM advertising and marketing chief for the European market, RAMSYS is the German Navy’s nationwide industrial associate for ship-based air defence and manages the nation’s participation within the RAM, SeaRAM and Advanced Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) programmes.


The RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) is a small, light-weight, infrared homing surface-to-air missile and used primarily as a point-defense weapon in opposition to anti-ship missiles. As its title signifies, RAM rolls because it flies. The missile should roll throughout flight as a result of the RF monitoring system makes use of a two-antenna interferometer that may measure section interference of the electromagnetic wave in a single airplane solely. The rolling interferometer permits the antennas to take a look at all planes of incoming vitality. Along with Germany and the USA, the navies of Egypt, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Qatar, South Korea, Turkey and the UAE depend on the RAM missile system.

The Sixth-generation RAM Block 2B missile is a improvement by business companions Raytheon Missiles & Protection and RAMSYS, in shut cooperation with mother or father corporations Diehl Defence and MBDA Germany. The newly-developed RAM Block 2B missile incorporates a brand new IR seeker head and a missile-to-missile-link between RAM Block 2B salvo shootings. Along with its developed RF receiver software program, this allows the missile to successfully counter complicated raid eventualities of incoming anti-ship missiles and new targets of the newest technology. The brand new RAM Block 2B will be loaded into all deployed RAM launching methods.