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Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Block II Missile Successfully Completes Developmental Test
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WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M.

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
Missiles, 256-876-4162