Lockheed wins sole contract to design, package, demonstrate tactical hypersonic weapon for Army

By Jason Sherman  
January 15, 2020 at 9:59 AM
Lockheed Martin has nabbed a lead role in another hypersonic weapons program, winning the sole contract for the third phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Operational Fires program -- a project launched in 2018 to develop and demonstrate a new surface-to-surface precision fires weapon that ground forces can use to penetrate sophisticated enemy air defenses. On Jan. 10, DARPA awarded Lockheed's Missiles and Fire Control business in Grand Prairie, TX, a $31.9 million contract for the OpFires Integrated...

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