Having wrapped up flight tests under its original Darpa contract, Lockheed Martin is looking ahead to a company-funded surface-launched test of its Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (Lrasm) in preparation for an expected U.S. Navy competition. Air-launched Lrasm is set to transition to the Navy from Darpa to meet an urgent operational requirement to arm U.S. Air Force Rockwell B-1B bombers in 2018 and Navy Boeing F/A-18E/Fs in 2019, but the long-term need for a new anti-ship missile remains up ...

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