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Air Force Renews Laser-Guided Bomb Contract with Lockheed Martin

Photonics.com
Oct 2015
ARCHBALD, Pa., Oct. 29, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $76 million contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. for continued production of Paveway II Plus laser-guided bomb kits.

Deliveries will begin in the second quarter of 2016, and include the guidance and tail assemblies for GBU-10 and GBU-12 laser-guided bombs.

Lockheed has delivered more than 140,000 training rounds, more than 70,000 laser-guided bomb kits and approximately 7,000 dual-mode systems to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and 20 international customers.

The systems are designed and manufactured at Lockheed Martin's 350,000-square-foot production facility in Archbald.

For more information, visit www.lockheedmartin.com.


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