AGM-158 JASSM (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile)
AGM-158 JASSM (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile)

Boeing Awarded $59 Million Contract to Support US Air Force’s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile

Lockheed Martin Corp. Rotary and Mission Systems, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $59,288,190 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) enterprise software. This contract shall sustain, modernize, and advance JASSM enterprise management software, operational real-time combat analysis systems, synchronize software, provide mission optimization analysis/reporting capabilities, terminal area model automation systems engineering, integration and test, and enhance JASSM advanced training.

Maj. Ryan Mobley, 706th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations and F-15E test director, prepares to conduct an AGM-158B Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile drop from an F-15E, Jan. 7, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.(U.S. Air Force photo by Natalie Stanley )

Work will be performed in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed March 21, 2022 for the base year. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2021 and operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $15,668,432 are being obligated at the time of award for the base year. U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

An Airman assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepares to load a joint air-to-surface standoff missile into a B-1B Lancer on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 9, 2020.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David Scott-Gaughan)

The AGM-158 JASSM (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile) is a low observable standoff air-launched cruise missile developed by Lockheed Martin for the United States Armed Forces. It is a large, stealthy long-range weapon with a 1,000 pound (454 kg) armor piercing warhead. It completed testing and entered service with the U.S. Air Force in 2009, and has entered foreign service in Australia, Finland, and Poland as of 2014. By September 2016, Lockheed Martin had delivered 2,000 total JASSMs comprising both variants to the U.S. Air Force.