Army ratchets up range requirement for PrSM to 400 kilometers

By Jason Sherman / May 10, 2019 at 3:15 PM
The Army has formally ratcheted up the range requirement from 300 kilometers to 400 kilometers for a next-generation ballistic missile called the Precision Strike Munition (PrSM), the focus of a $2.8 billion competition between Lockheed Martin and Raytheon to build thousands as part of a follow-on to the Army Tactical Missile System program. In December, the Army -- which has stated a desired capability for the new weapon to strike targets as far away as 499 kilometers -- adjusted the...

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