Lockheed's LRASM gets $1.8 billion boost in DOD plans as 'interim' solution with 18-year run

By Jason Sherman / September 28, 2023 at 2:10 PM
The Air Force and Navy are beefing up their capability to sink Chinese warships from the air by nearly doubling the planned purchase of Lockheed Martin-built missiles designed to strike heavily defended surface combatants: the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare Increment 1 -- also called the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). The Defense Department, in a Selected Acquisition Report for the OASuW Inc. 1 program , is reporting a breach of the original program targets for planned procurement on account of the...

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