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International Contract for AGM-158 JASSM Lots 6 & 7

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JASSM with F-16 Jan 31/07: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Orlando, FL received a $294 million firm-fixed-price contract for AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) medium range semi-stealth cruise missiles. This is a 2-year requirements contract for production Lots 6 and 7, and allows for purchase of both US and foreign military purchases during the life of this contract. Thus far, JASSM is the missile of choice for the US Air force and for Australia. Solicitations began April 2006, negotiations were complete January 2007, and work will be complete in March 2008. The Headquarters 308th Armament Systems Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, FL issued the contract (FA8682-07-D-0017). DID has covered the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (AGM-158 JASSM) semi-stealth cruise missile’s key characteristics and development troubles. In our February 2006 article “Breakup, Interrupted: JASSM Missile Back on Track” we noted its 2006 budgetary allocations: $67 million for continued research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E), and another $98.7 million for procurement of 75 missiles plus support. After covering Australia’s selection and its regional military implications, we added notes about an $80 million USAF contract for Lot 5 unit production of 70 missiles plus support and minor R&D activities, as […]

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