Tactical Tomahawk Enters Full-Rate Production

October 2004
Sea Power;Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p44
The article presents information about the Raytheon Missile Systems Co., which has been awarded a $1.6 billion Naval Air Systems Command multiyear contract to begin full-rate production of the Block IV version of the Tomahawk Land-Attack Cruise Missile, the Tactical Tomahawk. Raytheon will build 1135 Tactical Tomahawks for the U.S. Navy and 65 for the British Royal Navy, funded during fiscal years 2004-08. The Block IV Tactical Tomahawk, which will be fired by surface warships and submarines, incorporates a revolutionary design that provides the war-fighter with increased tactical flexibility, more agile responsiveness.


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