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    Lockheed Martin won nearly $22 million to provide engineering support to the Trident II, Pentagon reported.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US aerospace corporation Lockheed Martin won nearly $22 million to provide engineering support to the Trident II (D-5) missile deployed on US ballistic submarines, the Defense Department said in a press release.

    "Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded $21,858,842 for… Trident II (D5) missile deployed system support," the release said on Wednesday.

    The Trident II D5 submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) is a three-stage, solid-fuel, inertially-guided missile with a range of roughly 7,500 miles capable of carrying multiple warhead, according to published US Navy information.

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