Pentagon sets IOC date of FY-22 for incremental upgrade for LRASM

By Justin Katz  
April 9, 2019 at 9:04 AM
An incremental upgrade to the Defense Department's air-launched, anti-surface missile is scheduled to achieve initial operational capability in fiscal year 2022, according to a Navy spokeswoman. Dubbed Long Range Anti-Ship Missile 1.1, the upgrade is meant to bridge a capability gap until DOD is ready to pursue a program of record for the weapon's second increment between FY-28 and FY-30. “The Navy intends to implement the upgrade for LRASM 1.1 starting in the fourth production lot. Production Lot 4...

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