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Lockheed Martin received $1.45 Billion Production and Delivery Contract for PAC-3 Missiles

Lockheed Martin received $1.45 Billion Production and Delivery Contract for PAC-3 Missiles

Introduction:

Lockheed Martin was awarded a new $1.45 billion contract for production and delivery of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors from United States and Allied Military Forces.

Features:

The contract includes PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE missile deliveries for the U.S. Army, and Foreign Military Sales of PAC-3 interceptors, launcher modification kits, associated equipment and spares for Qatar, the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates.

The PAC-3 Missile is a high-velocity interceptor that defends against incoming threats, including tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and aircraft. PAC-3 currently provides missile defense capabilities for six nations – the U.S., the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and Taiwan. Kuwait also is under contract to procure PAC-3 missiles.

Building on the combat-proven PAC-3, the PAC-3 MSE missile uses a two-pulse solid rocket motor that increases altitude and range to meet evolving threats.

Specifications:

Company Name Lockheed Martin
Contract Received From United States and Allied Military Forces
Type PAC-3 Missiles
Estimated Cost $1.45 Billion

 

Source: lockheedmartin.com

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