Army names Dynetics, Lockheed prime contractors for new hypersonic weapon

By Ashley Tressel / August 30, 2019 at 9:00 AM
The Army this week awarded two other transaction agreements, to Dynetics and Lockheed Martin, for the Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon project. The LRHW is a planned ultrafast, ground-mobile missile class designed to defend against enemy anti-access, area-denial capabilities. Dynetics received a $352 million contract to produce the first commercially manufactured set of Common-Hypersonic Glide Body prototype systems, and Lockheed received a $347 million contract to serve as the LRHW prototype system integrator, according to a release from the Army. The Army’s...

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