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Hellfire Systems foreign military sale contract to produce 2,060 Hellfire II air-to-ground missiles

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World Aviation Defense & Security Industry News - Hellfire Systems
 
 
Hellfire Systems foreign military sale contract to produce 2,060 Hellfire II air-to-ground missiles
 
The US Department of Defense announced today it has awarded Hellfire Systems LLC a $144,044,911 foreign military sales contract (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Australia) to exercise option for FY 14 Hellfire II Missile production requirement. Estimated completion date is Nov. 30, 2016.
     
The US Department of Defense announced today it has awarded Hellfire Systems LLC a $144,044,911 foreign military sales contract (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Australia) to exercise option for FY 14 Hellfire II Missile production requirement. Estimated completion date is Nov. 30, 2016.
AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-ground missile
     
Hellfire Systems will produce 2,060 Hellfire II tactical missiles in containers, Air-to Ground (AGM) missiles model AGM-114R, AGM-114R-3, AGM-114P-4A, ATM-114Q-6 and AGM-114R-5. Work will be performed Orlando, Florida. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

The AGM-114 II Hellfire is an air-to-ground missile developed primarily for the anti-armour role. It is a combat proven tactical missile system using multiple launch platforms based on air, sea and ground.

The Hellfire II air-to-ground missile system (AGMS) provides heavy anti-armour capability for attack helicopters. It is a 100lb class air-to-ground precision weapon delivering multitarget capability and precision strike lethality. The Hellfire II missile is in service with the armed forces of the US and 16 other nations.