standoff missile


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standoff missile

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(Military) a missile capable of striking a distant target after launch by an aircraft outside the range of missile defences
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The contract is for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) foreign military sales production support.
Lockheed Martin is expanding production capacity for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile in order to meet demand by the Defense Department.
Building construction is slated for completion in 2021 with Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range (JASSM-ER) production ramping up in the second half of 2022.
13 (19 October 2015), https:// www.armscontrol.org/Issue-Briefs/2015-10-19/Overkill-The-Case-Against-a-New-Nuclear-Air -Launched-Cruise-Missile; Stephen Young, "Kendall's Telling Mistake on the LRSO," All Things Nuclear (blog), 4 May 2016, http://allthingsnuclear.org/syoung/kendalls-mistake; Cora Henry and Noah Williams, eds., "Policymakers Condemn New Cruise Missile," Ploughshares Fund, 21 June 2016, http:// www.ploughshares.org/issues-analysis/early-warning/policymakers-condemn-new-cruise-missile; and Steven Pifer, "Cancel the Long-Range Standoff Missile," Order from Chaos (blog), Brookings Institution, 28 June 2017, https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2017/06/28/cancel-the-long-range -standoff-missile/.
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $350M increase to an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for joint air-to-surface standoff missile, or JASSM, production support.
That includes the long-range anti-ship missile, joint air-to-surface standoff missile extended range, Harpoon anti-ship missile and MK-48 torpedo.
It also earmarked 30 million yen for research into introducing Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile and Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, which both have a roughly 900-km range.
Japanis also looking to mount Lockheed Martin Corp's extended-range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM-ER) on its F-15 fighters, he said.
Japan is also looking to mount Lockheed Martin Corp's extended-range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM-ER) on its F-15 fighters, he said.
(11) Second, they argue that the conventional joint air-to-surface standoff missile (JASSM) and its extended-range variant (JASSM-ER) can effectively target an adversary's advanced IADS, making the LRSO unnecessary.
LRASM is a precision-guided, anti-ship standoff missile based on the successful Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile - Extended Range (JASSM-ER).
Ellis as program manager for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) Program on July 21.