LRASM

AcronymDefinition
LRASMLong Range Anti-Ship Missile
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What I would like to see happen is take those capabilities that we need and start inserting those into a Block 4 [Tomahawk] and see what we have with LRASM Increment I," he said at CSIS.
A key outcome from the ADM was establishment of the LRASM Deployment Office (LDO), which was given the responsibility to implement the accelerated acquisition approach with the streamlined governance.
LRASM continues to prove its maturity and capabilities in this flight test program, said Mike Fleming, LRASM air launch program director at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
LRASM can hit a target at roughly hundred-mile distance.
The LRASM has been created to reach a particular ship within a group of ships and destroy or disable it with its payload.
This recent test demonstrates the low-risk and low-cost of launching LRASM from a ship, and was made possible by a cross-company team effort," said Glenn Kuller, vice president of advanced and special programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
This test, combined with the success of the first flight test in August, further demonstrates the capabilities and maturity of LRASM," said Mike Fleming, LRASM air launch program manager at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
DARPA and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) are collaborating on the LRASM program, which is developing new approaches and advanced capabilities for surface warfare to support a variety of Department of Defense missions.
The flight test was part of an ongoing Lockheed Martin-funded Offensive Anti-Surface Weapon effort, independent of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) LRASM program, focused on shipboard integration of LRASM's surface launched variant.
Under this contract, an additional air-launched LRASM flight test will be conducted from a B-1B in 2013.
This is a monumental accomplishment for the LRASM program and paves the way for subsequent missile launches," said Mike Fleming, LRASM air launch program manager at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
During the company-funded test, the MK41 VLS successfully launched the LRASM BTV.