Lockheed Martin marked the opening of a brand new All-Up Spherical III (AUR III) facility at Camden Operations in Arkansas. The 85,000-square-foot growth helps elevated manufacturing capability for the PAC-3 Missile Phase Enhancement (MSE), the world’s most superior air protection missile. A ribbon slicing ceremony, attended by Division of Protection officers and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, celebrated the second growth in Camden since a $142 million funding announcement in June 2019. The award-winning Camden facility contributes elements and performs remaining meeting for a number of key Built-in Air and Missile Protection (IAMD) and Precision Fires merchandise.

“Lockheed Martin’s Camden Operations is a world-class facility with an distinctive workforce devoted to supporting mission success for our prospects. We’re honored to construct on this legacy by way of the growth and stay dedicated to delivering revolutionary merchandise and options,” mentioned Scott Greene, govt vice chairman of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fireplace Management.


Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Phase Enhancement (MSE)

“Lockheed Martin is a crucial member of the protection trade in Arkansas. Their dedication to Camden, our state and nation, and American allies makes Arkansas proud to be their accomplice. Congratulations to Lockheed Martin on their growth, and I stay up for their continued success within the Pure State,” Governor Hutchinson mentioned.

Lockheed Martin has steadily elevated manufacturing numbers of PAC-3 MSE since attaining a full charge manufacturing choice in 2018, presently producing greater than 300 PAC-3 MSEs annually and anticipating to extend to 500 PAC-3 MSEs. An evolution of the battle-proven PAC-3 CRI, the PAC-3 MSE boasts a dual-pulse strong rocket motor, offering elevated efficiency in altitude and vary to defend towards incoming threats, together with tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and plane. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Company is a world safety and aerospace firm that employs roughly 114,000 individuals worldwide and is principally engaged within the analysis, design, improvement, manufacture, integration and sustainment of superior know-how programs, services.