Tag Archives: Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

Lockheed Selects Northrop for Army Rocket System Motor Production

Lockheed Martin has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to produce an insensitive munitions technology for integration into a weapons system designed to help the U.S. Army fire surface-to-surface rockets. Northrop said Monday it will provide IM motors for the service branch’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System program to help increase warfighter safety and minimize collateral damage. The company …

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DoD Solicits Proposals for Missile-Launched Quadcopter Swarm Payload

The Defense Department has begun to solicit proposals for the development of a missile-launched payload comprised of multiple quadcopters. DoD said in a notice posted Nov. 30 on the Small Business Innovation Research program’s website the project aims to produce a swarm of smart quadcopters that will work to deliver explosively formed penetrators to various …

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Lockheed Unveils 1st Alternative Guided Rocket Warhead for Army

Lockheed Martin has produced its first alternative warhead for the U.S. Army‘s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System under a contract originally awarded in June 2015. The alternative GMLRS warhead rolled off the assembly line at Lockheed’s facility in Camden, Arkansas and works to engage a target while avoiding the risk of unexploded ordnance, the company said …

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State Dept Approves France’s $90M Request of Lockheed-Made Unitary Rocket Pods

The State Department has approved a request by France to purchase Lockheed Martin-built unitary rocket pods and other related resources from the U.S. government under a $90 million foreign military sales agreement between both countries. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification to notify Congress of France’s request to buy Guided Multiple Launch …

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Army Taps Orbital ATK, Aerojet Rocketdyne for Multiple-Launch Rocket Motor Testing Contracts

The U.S. Army has awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne an $18.8 million contract and Orbital ATK a $17.8 million contract to help validate insensitive-munition rocket motors for the Guided Multiple-Launch Rocket System. The Defense Department said Friday the two companies will support integration and qualification testing of MLRS propulsion systems and components …

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Finland to Buy $150M in Lockheed-Built Launch Systems, Warhead Rockets

The State Department has Finland’s request to purchase Lockheed Martin-made guided multiple launch rocket systems and alternative warhead rockets under a $150 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. Lockheed will also provide equipment, parts and logistical support for the overseas customer under the agreement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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Lockheed Completes Developmental, Operational Flight Tests for Alternative Warhead Program; Ken Musculus Comments

Lockheed Martin has completed a set of developmental and operational flight tests on the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System as part of the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of the Defense Department‘s Alternative Warhead Program. The company said Monday that the tests held at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico included rockets …

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