Lockheed Martin

October 12, 2023

Lockheed Martin Advances Joint Fires Concept with Captive Carry TestWHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, New Mexico, Oct. 11, 2023 – For the first time, a Lockheed Martin missile communication prototype successfully demonstrated a proof-of-concept for providing in-flight target updates to a surrogate Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS). “This test is a big step forward to advancing the U.S. Army’s Joint Fires vision,” said Scott Arnold, vice president of Integrated Air and Missile Defense at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. “Integrating offensive and defensive systems provides rapid response capability to defeat critical threats,” said Jay Price, vice president of Precision Fires at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. Lockheed Martin is currently under an engineering manufacturing and development (EMD) contract to mature this concept into a tactical capability that includes effort to design, build, test, and field RIG-360 for Army IAMD. About Lockheed MartinHeadquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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