WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The release did not elaborate on Lockheed Martin’s anticipated customers. However TACMS are eagerly sought by US allies seeking to have combat-proven precision missiles system with ranges of 300 kilometers.
"Restarting the TACMS production is excellent news for our customers seeking deep precision fire support," Lockheed Martin’s Missiles and Fire Control Vice President Ken Musculus said in the release.
The TACMS is the only long-range tactical surface-to-surface missile ever fired in combat by the US Army, according to Lockheed Martin.
TACMS missiles can be fired from the entire family of multiple launchers, including the lightweight High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System.
Russia also produces advanced tactical missile systems, which compete with US products in international arms sales.