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Air Warfare

USAF orders Lot 34 AMRAAM

29th March 2021 - 13:42 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missile on a munitions lift truck. (Photo: USAF/Airman 1st Class Caitlin Russell)

Ten FMS customers to receive Lot 34 missiles from Raytheon.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense is manufacturing Lot 34 production AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), under a $518.44 million contract from the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.

The contract also includes priced options for Lots 35 and 36.

Recipients will include FMS customers Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Indonesia, Japan, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia and South Korea.

Aside from an undisclosed number of Lot 34 AMRAAM, Raytheon will provide Captive Air Training Missiles, guidance sections and the AMRAAM Telemetry System, in addition to spare parts and engineering support.

Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, for completion by 31 December 2023.

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