Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control announced it has received a USD116.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for continued production of JASSM-ER (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range) missile system.

This contract exercises an option in the Lot 14 contract and includes 100 JASSM-ER missiles. Work under this contract option is expected to be complete by June 2019. The award brings the total number of JASSM and JASSM-ER missiles delivered or under contract to more than 2,700.

JASSM-ER received full-rate production approval in 2014. Recent JASSM milestones include a contract award for additional F-16C/D Fighting Falcon fighter integration activities for Poland, the USD302 million Lot 14 award and the USD305 million Lot 13 contract for JASSM and JASSM-ER.

The cruise missiles employ an infrared seeker and enhanced digital anti-jam GPS receiver to dial into specific points on targets.

More than 1,800 JASSMs have been delivered.

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