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$151.2M to Lockheed Martin for Army HIMARS Launchers

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M142 HIMARS(click to view full) Lockheed Martin Corp.’s Missile and Fires Control in Grand Prairie, TX received a $151.2 million firm-fixed-price contract to supply high mobility artillery rocket system (HIMARS) full rate production Lot 5 launchers for the US Army. The contract includes 46 Army launchers; 1 Army launcher rebuild; launchers loader module trainer kit; product definition data package maintenance tack; new equipment training; and support equipment. The HIMARS is the newest member of the multiple-launch rocket system (MLRS) family. HIMARS is a mobile artillery rocket system offering the firepower of MLRS on a wheeled chassis. HIMARS entered service in June 2005 with the 27th Field Artillery, 18th Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, NC. The first full-rate production contract was awarded in December 2005. For this most recent contract, Lockheed Martin will perform the work in Grand Prairie, TX (40%) and East Camden, AR (50%), with an estimated completion date of March 30/10. US Army Contracting Command, AMCOM Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, AL manages the contract (W31P4Q-08-C-0001).

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