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Release date- 11102013 -
The contract covers AARGM and Captive Air Training Missiles (CATMs) for the
AARGM is a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system, upgrading legacy AGM-88 HARM systems with advanced capability to perform Destruction of Enemy Air Defense missions. AARGM provides the most advanced system for pilots, with in-cockpit, real-time electronic order of battle situational awareness against today's modern surface-to-air threats. It is able to rapidly engage traditional and advanced land- and sea-based air-defense threats, as well as non-radar, time-sensitive strike targets.
'The award of FRP 2 is a significant milestone not only for the quantity of missiles to be produced and delivered but also because it marks the beginning of AARGM deliveries to international customers through the
'AARGM is able to take on the difficult missions from several platforms, providing our military an advanced and unique capability,' said
AARGM is currently deployed in multiple theaters with the
AARGM is currently deployed on U.S. FA-18C/D Hornet aircraft and is being integrated for use on the
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states,
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