An Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Block II missile successfully dispensed 13 Brilliant Anti-Armor (BAT) submunitions against a remotely-controlled array of 21 targets moving on the Zumwalt Track during a flight test here today.
Seven of the BAT submunitions hit targets, with six of those hits being in vulnerable areas.
Soldiers from 2-18th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma fired the missile from a MLRS M270 Improved Position Determining System launcher, with the missile flying 75 miles to engage the targets.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control - Dallas is the prime contractor for the ATACMS Block II system.
SOURCE: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control - Dallas
Contact: Dan O'Boyle of U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Tactical