ATACMS is a long-range guided missile that gives operational commanders the immediate firepower to win the deep battle. Each ATACMS missile is packaged in a MLRS look-alike launch pod and is fired from the MLRS Family of Launchers.
ATACMS Block IA
- Improved guidance package with Global Positioning System
- Carries a WDU18, 500-lb class blast fragmentation warhead
- Maximum range is 300 km
The Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) is a conventional surface-to-surface artillery weapon system capable of striking targets well beyond the range of existing Army cannons, rockets and other missiles. ATACMS missiles are fired from the MLRS M270 and M270A1 weapons platform. The ATACMS Block I Missile was very successful in Operation Desert Storm. (Photos by Lockheed Martin)
ATACMS is a registered trademark of Lockheed Martin Corporation.