Tag Archives: LRASM

Lockheed Awarded Navy Contract Modification for Anti-Ship Missile RF Sensors

Lockheed Martin has received a potential two-year, $33.4M contract modification to redesign, integrate and test radio frequency sensors for the U.S. Navy's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile system. The modification supports a cost reduction effort for the LRASM program and work will occur in New Jersey, New Hampshire and Florida through February 2021, the Department of Defense said Thursday.
 

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Lockheed Delivers Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles to Air Force

Lockheed Martin has shipped an initial batch of long range anti-ship missiles to the U.S. Air Force after completing integration, flight test, simulation and modeling requirements. The company said Tuesday its LRASM system reached an early operational capability status on the military service’s B-1B bomber aircraft ahead of schedule. The missile is built to detect …

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LRASM field test from F/A-18 Super Hornet slated for this year

Boeing‘s F/A-18 Super Hornet will be live-testing Lockheed Martin‘s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile later this year, Military.com reported Tuesday. The AGM-158C LRASM is expected to become operational in September 2019. At Naval Station Patuxent River, Md., the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet completed a successful “jettison release” test in 2017, which led to captive-carry tests at Navy …

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David Helsel: Lockheed’s LRASM Completes Sixth Flight Mission

Lockheed Martin launched a production-configuration of its precision-guided, anti-ship standoff missile from a U.S. Air Force bomber aircraft during a recent test flight. The company said Monday its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile hit a maritime target and met test objectives following deployment from the 337th Test Squadron’s B-1B Bomber over the Sea Range at Point …

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Lockheed-Built LRASM Passes Flight Test, Moves Closer to Early Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy has completed a test flight of Lockheed Martin‘s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile system from a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber aircraft. Lockheed said Tuesday two LRASMs engaged multiple maritime targets and met primary objectives during the test over Point Mogu Sea Range in California. David Helsel, LRASM program director at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control unit, …

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Lockheed Test-Fires Tactical LRASM Missile From B-1B Bomber Aircraft

Lockheed Martin has launched a tactical configuration of the company’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile system from a U.S. Air Force bomber aircraft during a flight test over the Point Mugu Sea Range in California. The company said Friday the configured LRASM missile used inputs from a multimodal sensor onboard the B-1B aircraft to maneuver through specific waypoints before …

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Report: Lockheed Drops Plans to Join Navy Over-the-Horizon Missile Devt Competition

Lockheed Martin has decided not to bid on a U.S. Navy contract to develop an over-the-horizon missile for the service branch’s frigates and littoral combat ships, Defense News reported Wednesday. Lockheed’s decision came after Boeing decided to withdraw from the Over-the-Horizon Weapon System competition earlier this month. “As the current OTH-WS …

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Lockheed Conducts Surface-Launched Anti-Ship Missile Test

Lockheed Martin has conducted a new flight test of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile‘s surface-launch variant with the MK 41 vertical launch system aboard the U.S. Navy‘s Self Defense Test Ship. The company said Thursday the surface-launched LRASM worked to load mission data through the modified Tactical Tomahawk Weapon Control System, align mission data with the …

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Lockheed to Integrate Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Into Navy, AF Aircraft for Continued Tests

Lockheed Martin will integrate the Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile into the U.S. Air Force‘s B-1B and U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F aircraft under the $321.8 million sole-source contract awarded earlier this month. The company said Thursday the Air Force has set LRASM to start operations in 2018 with the Navy scheduled in 2019. The contract also funds continued testing on LRASM, a precision-guided anti-ship …

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