Monday, June 24, 2024

Lockheed Martin Awarded $756 Million Hypersonic Weapon System Contract by U.S. Army

U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $756 Million Contract for Long Range Hypersonic Weapon System

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a lucrative contract worth $756 million to develop the next-generation Long Range Hypersonic Weapon system. This cutting-edge weapon system will introduce a new class of ultrafast and maneuverable long-range hypersonic missiles that can be launched from ground mobile platforms.

Under the terms of the contract, Lockheed Martin will provide additional battery equipment, systems and software engineering support, and logistics solutions to the Army. The company has a long history of developing highly advanced hypersonic technology and has been a global leader in defense technology for over 60 years.

In a statement, Steve Layne, the vice president of Hypersonic Strike Weapon Systems at Lockheed Martin, expressed the company’s commitment to supporting the U.S. Army’s efforts to enhance national security. The new Long Range Hypersonic Weapon system is designed to meet critical national security needs and ensure that the U.S. remains ahead in terms of military readiness.

Lockheed Martin’s mission solutions and focus on 21st Century Security have positioned the company as a key player in driving innovation and advancing scientific discovery in the defense sector. For more information, visit

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