Lockheed Bags Japan’s AEGIS Combat System Deal

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Lockheed Bags Japan’s AEGIS Combat System Deal
Aegis Ashore anti-ballistic missile system (Lockheed Martin)

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin a $35.6 million contract for Japan’s AEGIS weapons system.

“Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, has been awarded a $35.6 million contract under Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Case JA-P-NCO to the government of Japan.  Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will perform Aegis FMS Baseline J7.B development and SPY-7(V) 1 radar production, integration and test planning support,” the U.S. Department of Defense said in a statement today.

The work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey.  The period of performance is from Oct. 2, 2020, through July 31, 2021. 

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