Air-Launched Weapons

US Army issues RfI for Long Range Precision Munition System for rotary and unmanned platforms

16 September 2019

The US Army's Program Executive Office (PEO) Missiles and Space (M&S), Joint Attack Munition Systems (JAMS) Project Office (PO) on 10 September issued a request for information (RfI) "on Long Range Precision Munition [air-to-surface] weapons systems ready for qualification, production, and suitable for integration on currently fielded and future Army Rotary Wing (RW) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)".

The RfI said that potential weapons systems "must be precision capable and demonstrated as a complete system in a relevant environment". The JAMS PO has defined seven requirements for the Long Range Precision Munition System solution, in order of priority:

  • Effective against various target types including integrated air defence systems, lightly armoured systems, command-and-control nodes, and personnel

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