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Grand Prairie's Lockheed Martin Wins $353.1 Million Weapon System Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Grand Prairie firm won a $353.1 million contract to provide weapon systems for the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Defense announced.

 Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control of Grand Prairie, Texas, received a $353,191,632 firm-fixed-price contract. 

The award will provide for the procurement of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Full-Rate Production VII Unitary Pods, Reduced Range Rocket Pods, Download/Demate Pods and integrated logistics support services. 

Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas; Camden, Ark.; Orland, Fla.; and Lufkin, Texas; with an estimated completion date of Dec. 29, 2014.

 The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. 

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. handled the contract.