Land Warfare

US Army awards Javelin full rate production contract

30th July 2020 - 15:06 GMT | by The Shephard News Team in London

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The US Army has awarded the Javelin Joint Venture (a partnership between Raytheon Missiles & Defense and Lockheed Martin) a $47 million modification contract the for full-rate production of the Javelin weapon system. The estimated completion date of the agreement is August 2023. 

Javelin is an anti-tank guided munition that can be carried and launched by a single person. It provides a medium-range, ‘fire-and-forget’ missile for use against a wide array of targets including armoured vehicles, bunkers and ...

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