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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Lockheed Martin to provide Hellfire airborne missile launchers to militaries of four Asian countries

M299 Hellfire missile launcherAirborne weapons experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are helping equip the military forces of four Asian with the Hellfire air-to-ground missile under terms of a multi-year contract announced earlier this month.

Officials of the Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., are awarding a $28.2 million contract to the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control segment in Orlando, Fla., to provide M299 Hellfire missile launchers to the governments of Korea, Indonesia, Qatar, and Singapore.

The M299 Longbow Hellfire Launcher (LBHL) is a digital missile launcher that can carry and launch as many four of any combination of AGM-114 Hellfire missiles.

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