US DoD orders AMRAAM spares
Raytheon Missile Systems will provide Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) Production Lot 33 spares under a $10.5 million contract modification issued by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center on 13 January.
The contract modification provides for the production spares for US Air Force and US Navy stocks.
The AMRAAM missile is a versatile weapon with operational flexibility in a wide variety of scenarios, including air-to-air and surface-launch engagements. In the surface launch role, it is the baseline weapon on the NASAMS launcher.
Work will run through to March 2022.
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