Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control was awarded a $547,934,477 modification to a previous contract for a Hellfire II missile production requirement that consists of 7,358 Hellfire II tactical missiles in containers, in various air-to ground missiles models.
Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2020. Fiscal 2010, 2015, 2016, and 2017 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $547,934,477 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
The Hellfire air-to-surface missile has been used in a number of targeted killings of high-profile individuals in the US fighter against terror. Use of the missile in Afghanistan and Pakistan has drawn accusations of collateral damage
It was originally developed under the name Heliborne, Laser, Fire and Forget Missile, which led to the colloquial name "Hellfire" ultimately becoming the missile's formal name.
It has multi-target precision-strike ability, and can be launched from multiple air, sea, and ground platforms, including the Predator drone.
The US State Department has approved $34 million sale of additional 70 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles to Netherlands. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on 11, July, 2017
China has offered its AR-2 short range air to surface missile (SR-ASM) for sale as an anti-terrorism weapon hoping to grab market share from the US-made AGM-114 Hellfire which has been the weapon of choice for precision attacks against terrorists. “New, short-range AR-2 is perfect for mounting on drones in anti-terrorism uses,” official mouthpiece Chinamil
The US State Department has approved sale of 4000 AGM-114 R/K Hellfire Category III Missiles to the United Arab Emirates for $476 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 11, 2016
The US State Department has approved a $800 million Foreign Military Sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of this sale on January 6, 2016, the Pentagon said Thursday
Lockheed Martin has won a support contract worth $318 million to provide Hellfire II missile hardware and component production requirements for the US Army and the Air Force. The contract awarded by the US Department of Defense will also see Lockheed Martin offering support to the foreign customers of Hellfire II missile – Korea, Egypt, Pakistan, Iraq, India, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Indonesia, the DoD statement said
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Monday that it has approved sale of AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters and AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles to Pakistan for an estimated cost of $952 million. Pakistan has requested 15 AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters, 32 T-700 GE 401C Engines (30 installed and 2 spares), 1000 AGM-114 R Hellfire II Missiles in containers, 36 H-1 Technical Refresh Mission computers, 17 AN/AAQ-30 Target Sight Systems, 30 629F-23 Ultra High Frequency/Very High Frequency Communication Systems, 19 H-764 Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation Systems, 32 Helmet Mounted Display/Optimized Top Owl, 17 APX-117A Identification Friend or Foe, 17 AN/AAR-47...
Orbital ATK recently completed 100,000th delivery of AGM-114 tactical motor, a rocket motor that propels the HELLFIRE missile, to the US Army. Orbital ATK designs and manufactures the high performance, minimum-smoke HELLFIRE missile rocket motor at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) in Rocket Center, West Virginia, and is the sole supplier of the rocket motor used across the entire family of missile variants
The US Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $45.5 million contract to provide Military Code (M-Code) Early Use (MCEU) capability to the Global Positioning System (GPS)
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman led industry team has tested Low Cost Terminal with On-Orbit AEHF Satellite that will enable more military users to transmit jam-resistant, high-priority communications. The industry-funded Low Cost Terminal (LCT) was tested this month with an on-orbit Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite, the company announced Thursday
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