Boeing drops out of LCS missile competition; Lockheed shares 'concern' with requirements

By Justin Doubleday / May 4, 2017 at 3:35 PM
Boeing will not bid on the Navy's over-the-horizon missile competition, as the company says the service's requirements are too modest, while Lockheed Martin, another potential offeror, is still weighing whether to compete. Troy Rutherford, Boeing's director of cruise missiles, confirmed Thursday the company will not offer its Harpoon weapon for the over-the-horizon (OTH) missile competition, which will outfit the Navy's Littoral Combat Ships and future frigates with long-range, anti-ship weapons. The company planned to offer a ship-launched version of an...

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