Lockheed Martin wins $182M contract to support vertical launch system
- By Mark Hoover
- Jun 04, 2014
Lockheed Martin has won a potentially $182 million contract with the Army to provide engineering design services in support of the MK41 Vertical Launch System.
The base value of this contract is $10 million.
The MK41 VLS is capable of launching anti-air, anti-submarine, surface-to-surface and strike missiles, and Lockheed Martin has been its contractor for over 32 years, the company said in a release.
Under the contract, Lockheed will provide missile integration, software development, integration of VLS into new ships, technical refresh, systems engineering and lifecycle support.
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