Lockheed Martin has received the final order for the US army's HELLFIRE II Buy 13 contract, valued at US$29m.
The final exercised option for the largest single buy in the history of the HELLFIRE II programme, which is worth a total of US$305.9m, is for 431 rounds.
The total number of rounds under the contract is 4,622.
Deliveries to the US army, navy, airforce and the UK (through a foreign military sale) are scheduled to begin in 2008.
The Buy 14 production order is expected in 2008, with quantities yet to be determined.
By staff writer