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AUSA Global 2019: Lockheed Martin ramps up rocket production

28th March 2019 - 18:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Huntsville


Lockheed Martin’s rhetoric at AUSA Global Force was an emphasis on increasing production of a number of its weapon systems and this was proven as the US Army awarded the company a $1.3 billion contract for Lot 14 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) on 27 March.

A company spokesperson said that the GMLRS is now heading towards a total production of ’10,000 a year’.

This latest contract calls for the production of more than 9,500 GMLRS Unitary and Alternative-Warhead (AW) rockets, more than 300 Low-Cost Reduced-Range Practice Rockets (RRPRs) and integrated logistics support.

Meanwhile, the company is

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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