Lockheed Martin has started designing an improved version of the AGM-158C Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) only eight months after the stealthy, air-launched weapon entered operational service. The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed’s Missiles and Fire Control division a $175 million contract on July 3 to pay for “updates” to the AGM-158C. The update package, named LRASM 1.1, includes unspecified changes to the shape of the wing for better range, a Lockheed spokesman ...

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