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Lockheed contracted for Trident ballistic missiles

3rd October 2019 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $494.9 million contract to produce and support Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missile systems for the US Navy and Royal Navy.

Work will be performed at various sites across the US and is expected to be completed by 30 September 2024. 

The maximum value of this contract modification including the base and all option items if exercised is $1.2 billion. 

FY19 USN weapons procurement funds of $38.3 million and RN funds of $4.2 million were obligated at the time of the award. 

Strategic Systems Programs based in Washington, DC, is the contracting activity for the award. 

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