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Raytheon and Lockheed secure contract for foreign Javelin missile sales
by Stephen Carlson
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017


Raytheon/Lockheed Martin JV has received an additional $133.9 million for Javelin anti-tank missile sales to Jordan, Qatar and Taiwan.

The sale will include test rounds, command launch units, Javelin vehicle mounts and associated services. The contract is expected to run through August 2020.

The Javelin is a man-portable infrared guided missile launcher in use by the United States and has been widely exported. The weapon uses a one-shot missile canister that is attached to a reusable Command Launch Unit for acquiring and engaging targets.

The Javelin is a "fire-and-forget" weapon that uses its own independent seeker head after launch rather than requiring the user to maintain lock until the missile strikes the target. The CLU can be used independently of the missile as a thermal surveillance tool.

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Thailand lined up for Harpoon missile buy worth $24.9M
Washington (UPI) Aug 11, 2017
The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency has announced the possible sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Thailand. The proposed $24.9 million sale, approved by the U.S. State Department, would be through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. "The proposed sale will provide enhanced capabilities in effective defense of critical sea lines," the agency said in a news release ... read more

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