Lockheed says PrSM sets new distance record, mum about 499km objective

By Jason Sherman / October 14, 2021 at 11:54 AM
Lockheed Martin is touting a “record-breaking” flight of the Precision Strike Missile but will not disclose whether the new surface-to-surface round exceeded a 499-kilometer objective during an Oct. 13 test over the Pacific Ocean. The flight was the second of three demonstrations taking place in 2021 as part of the enhanced technology maturation and risk-reduction phase of the PrSM development program. In May, a developmental missile demonstrated the ability to fly 400 kilometers, the maximum required range for the new...

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