The US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $99,932,000 modification contract related to the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System and aimed to increase the ceiling for continued management and maintenance of the system software product baseline.
As per the contract, Lockheed Martin will provide system design and development for security and support ability and software builds for the US Navy and foreign military sales customers.
The Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System is a critical tool the US uses, and key for the US Navy in carrying out precision strikes.
According to GlobalData’s “The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2023-2033” report, the US’s dominance in the naval vessels and surface combatants market is influenced by the country’s affinity for advanced military platforms to maintain an edge over its adversaries. The North American region, supported by the US Navy’s multi-year procurement programmes, is expected to retain its leading position globally.
The work is expected to be completed by January 2025. The contracting activity is the US Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland.
The award of this contract reaffirms Lockheed Martin’s commitment to providing top-quality support to the US Navy and its allies.