U.S. Army Orders 150 ATACMS missiles

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    U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $161 Million Contract for ATACMS Missiles

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    DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $161 million production contract for the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile for the U.S. Army. The missiles will be produced at Lockheed Martin's Precision Fires Production Center of Excellence in Camden, Arkansas.

    The contract calls for the production of 150 ATACMS missiles as part of the ATACMS Service Life Extension Program.

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    "The ATACMS Service Life Extension Program takes existing missiles and refurbishes them, resetting their shelf life," said Scott Greene, vice president of Precision Fires at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "ATACMS provides the combatant commanders with critical, deep-strike capability to service high-value targets in all weather conditions."


    Source: http://news.lockheedmartin.com/2017...rtin-161-Million-Contract-for-ATACMS-Missiles
     
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