The US Army conducted a ‘max-range shot' of a Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) prototype on 13 October at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, but neither the service nor Lockheed Martin have disclosed just how far the missile flew.
“Lockheed Martin's PrSM completed its longest flight to date, exceeding maximum threshold,” the company wrote in a 14 October announcement.
Just days earlier, Janes
with Brigadier General John Rafferty, head of the army's Long-Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team, about PrSM development and the plan to fire the weapon out past the 500 km range.
The US Department of Defense has announced a USD94 million contract award to Lockheed Martin that includes Bahrain as a customer for the Patriot PAC-3 surface-to-air missile for the first time. The contract covers “technical assistance support for the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile segment” in several other countries that were already known to be PAC-3 customers.
The Power of Geography: A conversation with Tim Marshall
In this episode of the Janes podcast, Tim Marshall, journalist and author of The Power of Geography, in conversation with Terry Pattar, examine how our politics, demographics, economies and societies are determined by geography.
Tim Marshall w...