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Lockheed gains OpFires contract modification

20th July 2020 - 14:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Lockheed Martin has received a contract modification from DARPA to support Phase 3 of the Operational Fires (OpFires) Integrated Weapon System programme.

The $7.45 million modification exercises and option to develop, build, integrate, assemble, test and check out the propulsion components for the Stage 2 section of the missile. 

Work is estimated to be completed by January 2022, the DoD announced on 17 July.

DARPA awarded the original $31.9 million contract to Lockheed Martin in January. 

OpFires Integrated Weapon System Phase 3 will enable capabilities for a mobile, ground-launched tactical weapon delivery system capable of carrying various payloads.

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