Lockheed Martin has won a $485 million contract to build Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP), Infrared Search and Track (IRST); and LANTIRN navigation pods for the US military and its allies.
“Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a ceiling $485 million contract for Department of Defense and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Sniper, Infrared Search and Track (IRST); and Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night (LANTIRN) navigation pod (fixed wing) hardware production,” the Pentagon said in a release Monday.
This contract involves FMS to (this list is not all inclusive): Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey.
The deal provides necessary resources required for the management, fabrication, upgrade/retrofit, integration support and testing and shipping of its non-developmental item (NDI) Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) System, NDI LANTIRN Fixed Image Navigation Set upgrades, and the NDI IRST system as it relates to the requirements document associated with each specific delivery order placed under this contract.
Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, and various locations to be identified at the order level. The work is expected to be completed by May 2025.