ATK, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman pursue future multi-role weapon programs

FARNBOROUGH, U.K., 17 July 2008. Alliant Techsystems, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman Corp. signed a teaming agreement to jointly pursue the emerging market for advanced capability multi-role weapons.

This team provides various product options through the integration of the capabilities across sensors, automatic target recognition, guidance navigation and control, air vehicles, propulsion, lethality, survivability, mission planning, platform integration, system engineering, and program management.

As the F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II, unmanned aerial systems, and future aircraft platforms are fielded over the next decade, the team believes an advanced multi-role weapon requirement will emerge.

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