BAE Systems locks onto $117M subcontract for missile-seeking tech
Defense contractor subcontracting for Lockheed Martin
Arlington-based defense contractor BAE Systems Inc. received a $117 million subcontract from Lockheed Martin Corp. to produce missile-seeker technology for long range anti-ship missiles (LRASM), it announced Monday .
The seeker technology enables LRASM to detect and engage maritime targets in contested environments with less dependence on traditional navigation systems. The contract will support missiles for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and allies through foreign military sales as well as research, development, test and evaluation services.
“We’re committed to providing affordable systems that deliver unmatched capabilities to the U.S. and its allies,” Bruce Konigsberg, BAE Systems’ radio frequency sensors product area director, said in a statement. “We’ve designed efficient seeker systems that are easier to build and test without compromising on performance.”
Work will be conducted in BAE Systems’ facilities in Wayne, New Jersey; Greenlawn, New York; and Nashua, New Hampshire.