United Arab Emirares armed forces will be equipped with the new THAAD air defense system 0806122
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Defense News - United Arab Emirates
|Friday, June 8, 2012, 06:44 AM|
|United Arab Emirates armed forces will be equipped with the new THAAD air defense system.|
The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source letter contract to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (LMSSC), Sunnyvale, Calif., as an undefinitized contract action (UCA) at a total not-to-exceed price of $2,023,590,000. This award is made under the existing Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) production contract HQ0147-07-C-0196.
Under this contract, LMSSC will supply a minimum of 42 THAAD interceptors, Lots 3 and 4. The contract for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), which must still be finalized with the company, runs through to July 31, 2018, according to the Defense Department.