Lockheed Martin UK – Integrated Systems, based in Havant in Hampshire, has been awarded a 3.5 year £1.8m contract from the Ministry of Defence for the in-service support of the Tomahawk Land Attack Missile.
Working to support Lockheed Martin UK is, Babcock International, based in Plymouth and Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems based in Manassas, US, via an existing Government to Government Foreign Military Sales arrangement.
The contract, which commenced in April 2019, will deliver the in-service support for the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control Systems (TTWCS) across both Royal Navy Trafalgar and Astute Class submarines, with associated shore-based establishments included.
Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will continue to maintain and sustain TTWCS, one of three major components that comprise the Tomahawk Weapons System. Lockheed Martin will also provide systems, software and hardware maintenance until September 2022.
“We are delighted to have won this competitive bid in support of a strategically important weapons system and ultimately provide an assured end user capability during this support programme,” said Paul Livingston, vice president and group managing director of Lockheed Martin UK – Rotary and Mission Systems.
“Our work on the Tomahawk Land Attack Missile across the Lockheed Martin Corporation spans over three decades and this is a true vote of confidence from our Royal Navy customer to continue and expand this existing relationship.”