NetFires LLC delivers first Future Combat System equipment to Army soldiers

TUCSON, Ariz., 14 Oct. 2007. NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company's Missile Systems business and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, delivered the first two Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System Container Launch Units to Army Evaluation Task Force soldiers in Fort Bliss, Texas.

Oct 14th, 2007

TUCSON, Ariz., 14 Oct. 2007. NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company's Missile Systems business and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, delivered the first two Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System Container Launch Units to Army Evaluation Task Force soldiers in Fort Bliss, Texas.

The NLOS-LS CLU is the first Future Combat System equipment to be delivered, taking FCS closer to providing the warfighter a much-needed precision weapon system capable of engaging both moving and stationary targets.

"Putting real hardware on schedule and in the hands of soldiers is what we are all about," says Col. Doug Dever, the Army's Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System project manager. "This is the first FCS Spin Out 1 system to be delivered. It is a credit to the dedication and outstanding cooperation of the LLC, U.S. Army and U.S. Navy teams."

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