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US Completes 3rd Precision Strike Missile Test

On April 30, the U.S. Army successfully tested a prototype Precision Strike Missile (PrSM), launching it 85 km at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. According to Army leadership, the launch was “the most challenging” yet, stressing the 500+ km range missile’s ability to maneuver immediately after exiting the launcher. A successor to the Army...

Precision Strike Missile Contender Completes Second Flight

On March 10, Lockheed Martin flight tested its second prototype missile for the Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program, an Army contest to replace the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS). Launched from White Sands Missile Range, NM, the missile successfully reached a range of 180 km. Lockheed is one of two contractors competing for the PrSM...

Precision Strike Missile Flight Tested

In a December 10 statement, Lockheed Martin said a prototype of the Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) was successfully test fired. The PrSM was fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher and reached a range of 240 km. An Army priority under its Long Range Precision Fires program, PrSM is planned to replace...

US Army Ups Requirements for ATACMS Replacement

In a report released May 2019, the Government Accountability Office announced that the Army has revised the range requirements of its upcoming Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) from 300 to 400 kilometers. Having accelerated its acquisition schedule to 2022, the Army plans to replace its Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) with PrSM, which would be smaller...