Tag Archives: HIMARS

Army Plans Lockheed Contract Award for Additional HIMARS Rocket Launchers

The U.S. Army plans to award Lockheed Martin‘s missiles and fire control business a potential five-year contract to manufacture 343 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday says the proposed sole-source contract is for HIMARS full-rate production lots 10 to 14 and meant to address Army requirements through …

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Polish Defense Group, Lockheed to Collaborate on Missile Launcher Devt Project

A consortium of Polish state-owned defense companies intends to start exclusive further negotiations with Lockheed Martin on the development of a mobile artillery missile launcher system for Poland’s armed forces. The Polish Armament Group selected Lockheed’s High Mobility Artillery Rocket System offering as the basis of the country’s Homar program, …

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Lockheed Concludes 6th TACMS Missile Flight Test; Scott Greene Comments

A Lockheed Martin-built missile system has performed a long-range mission during its  sixth consecutive flight test that occurred at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The company said Monday it tested the Tactical Missile System with the intent to further demonstrate the missile’s functions and address performance requirements under an engineering and manufacturing development program. TACMS launched from a High …

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Lockheed Conducts Fifth TACMS Flight Test to Validate Missile Functions

Lockheed Martin has conducted a fifth flight test of its modernized tactical missile system to verify the system’s functions and compliance with performance requirements under an engineering and manufacturing development contract with the U.S. Army. Lockheed said Thursday it equipped the missile with new guidance electronics and a capacity to engage area targets as part of the Army’s TACMS …

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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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