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New Step for JAGM

New Step for JAGM September 6, 2019

The United States signed an 8.1 million US Dollar deal with Lockheed Martin. According to a news release from the US Department of Defence, the company will undertake the engineering services of the AGM-179 JAGM missile under the agreement.

The work, which will take place in Orlando, Florida, is scheduled to be completed on 2 March 2021.

The JAGM missile is developed to replace BGM-71 TOW, AGM-114 Hellfire and AGM-65 Maverick missiles to ease up the maintenance and storing. The high-precision JAGM air to ground missile, has fire and forget capability. The missile developed over the AGM-114 Hellfire system showed 95% success in the performed tests.

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