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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Lockheed Successful in Advanced Gun System Weapons Test

LRLAPLockheed Martin just went four-for-four.

In a press release Wednesday, Lockheed Martin described how its new munition for the U.S. Navy's Advanced Gun System (designed for use aboard Zumwalt-class DDG 1000 guided missile destroyers) was fired four times against a variety of targets 45 miles away -- and hit and destroyed each and every one.

The munition in question, designated the Long Range Land Attack Projectile (LRLAP), is a 155-mm round designed to be fired from Zumwalt-class ships standing offshore in support of coastal expeditionary assaults or operations in or near coastal cities.

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The Navy's Grade 36 Bureaucrat said...

And if cheaper than a Tomahawk, can start to bring back Naval Gunfire Support against maritime targets.

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