Navy conducts successful simultaneous flight test with four LRASMs

By Abby Shepherd / April 3, 2024 at 4:52 PM

The Navy successfully conducted a Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile flight test with four missiles in flight simultaneously, according to a Lockheed Martin news release issued Wednesday.

The successful flight test occurred during the Navy’s 12th Integrated Test Event, and the service demonstrated “the weapon’s inherent high-end lethality from mission planning through kill chain integration and its effects on the target,” the release said.

The Lockheed-built LRASM is designed to hit heavily defended surface combatants and can be carried on Air Force B-1 bombers and Navy F/A-18E/F fighters.

"We have continued to invest in the design and development of LRASM’s anti-surface warfare capabilities to ensure that warfighters have the 21st century security solutions they need to complete their missions and come home safely,” Lisbeth Vogelpohl, LRASM program director at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, said in a statement. "This event was a testament to our commitment to deliver reliable products that work each and every time, ensuring those who serve stay ahead of ready.”