Rheinmetall Defence and Lockheed Martin have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on tailored solutions that will provide Germany with a unique rocket artillery system that maximizes existing and combat proven components, produced in Germany.
On December 3, the Estonian Ministry of Defense announced the signing of an intergovernmental agreement with the United States on the procurement of six launchers for the M142 HIMARS artillery rocket system.
On November 9 in Warsaw a framework agreement was concluded with companies from the Polish defense industry for the supply of elements of weapon systems of MLRS’s contracted for the needs of the Polish Armed Forces in the United States and South Korea.
On November 4 in Warsaw, with the participation of the Vice-President of the Council of Ministers, Minister of National Defense, Mr. Mariusz Błaszczak, an executive agreement was concluded related to the acquisition of K239 CHUNMOO MLRS from the Republic of Korea.
The head of the Polish Ministry of Defense approved a framework agreement for the delivery of 288 Korean K239 Chunmoo launchers to the Polish Army.
BAE Systems has received a five-year, $383 million contract from the U.S. Army to perform technical and sustainment support services for its fleet of Bradley Fighting Vehicles and M993 Multiple Launch Rocket System carriers.
Lockheed Martin delivered the first Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) M270A2 launcher to the U.S. Army in a ceremony today at the Precision Fires Center of Excellence in Camden, Arkansas.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace announced that Britain will send M270 launchers, which can strike targets up to 80km away with precision guided rockets.
On April 29, the US Department of Defense announced that it had signed two agreements with Lockheed Martin for both M270A2 and M142 artillery rocket launcher programs. Interestingly, the funds also include an export order.
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Jordan of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Alternate Warhead (AW) Unitary Rocket Pods and related equipment for an estimated cost of $70 million.