Raytheon has won $143 million modification contract to procure 100 full-rate production Lot 15 Tomahawk Block IV all-up-round vertical launch system missiles.
Work is expected to be completed in August 2020, US department of defense said in a statement Friday.
Tomahawk can be launched from a ship or submarine and can fly into defended airspace more than 1,000 miles away to conduct strikes on targets. The latest variant (Tomahawk Block IV) includes a two-way satellite data-link that enables the missile to be retargeted in flight to pre-programmed, alternate targets. The Block IV design was initiated as both a cost savings and a capability improvement effort.
In April 2017, US Navy destroyers launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at targets on a Syrian air base. In 2014, a US Navy destroyer and a guided missile cruiser launched 47 Tomahawk missiles in a strike on the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria.
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