THAAD missile deconstructed

This is a cutaway view of the missile used in the Terminal High Area Defense (THAAD) system. Lockheed Martin has received a contract to supply spare parts for the system to the United Arab Emirates.

A Camden plant will share in part of an $11 million defense contract.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Missiles and Fire Control, Dallas, Texas, has been awarded an $11,090,210 firm-fixed-price modification to an existing contract for United Arab Emirates Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) foreign military sales spares.

The modification provides for the delivery of single missile round transportation containers, peculiar support equipment, THAAD fire control and communication spares, and launcher spares.

The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $349,712,958 from $338,622,748. Work will be performed in Dallas, Camden, Lufkin, Texas and Ocala, Florida, with an expected completion date of June 30, 2015.

United Arab Emirates foreign military sales case funds in the amount of $11,090,210 are being obligated at time of award.

The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contractor.

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