GMLRS: The Precision Fires Go-To Round

The U.S. Army Advances $4.79 billion Production Contract for All-Weather GMLRS Rocket

GMLRS Munitions: The right Precision Fires solution for every mission

The MLRS Family of Munitions (MFOM) includes a variety of precision-strike rockets and missiles, with on-going evolutionary development to meet the needs of the warfighter. These combat-proven low-cost, low-risk rounds greatly reduce collateral damage and provide tremendous capability and flexibility in addressing today’s threats.

Guided MLRS Specifics:

  • Persistent, responsive, all-weather, rapidly-deployable, long-range, surface-to-surface, precision-strike capability
  • Fired from both the MLRS M270 family of launchers and the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers
  • 6 Guided MLRS rockets per launch pod, with 2 pods carried by the M270 launchers and 1 pod carried by the HIMARS launchers
  • More than 40,000 Guided MLRS rockets produced to date and climbing
  • Guided MLRS rockets have a reliability rating exceeding 98 percent
  • An Extended-Range Guided MLRS rocket is in development

Current Guided MLRS variants include:

Guided MLRS Unitary: The combat-proven Guided MLRS Unitary round integrates a 200-pound unitary warhead, providing precision strike for point targets. The Unitary variant has a range exceeding 70 kilometers.

Guided MLRS Alternative Warhead (AW): The Guided MLRS AW round was the first munition developed to service area targets without the effects of unexploded ordnance, complying with the U.S. Department of Defense cluster munitions policy and international policies. The AW variant has a range exceeding 70 kilometers and delivers a 200-pound class fragmenting warhead.

Extended-Range (ER) Guided MLRS: A new developmental variation of the Guided MLRS family, ER GMLRS offers an extended range out to 150 kilometers in all weather conditions. ER GMLRS shares significant commonality with legacy Guided MLRS, and is deployable by HIMARS and the MLRS M270 family of launchers. The rounds incorporate a larger motor and have enhanced maneuverability due to tail-driven control.

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Lockheed Martin Wins $4.8B GMLRS US Army Contract
Apr 28, 2023
Press Release
Lockheed Martin has received a $4.79 billion contract from the US Army to manufacture two Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) configurations.
US Army Awards $4.79 Billion Production Contract For All-Weather GMLRS Rocket
Apr 27, 2023
Press Release
The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a Not-to-Exceed $4.79 billion contract to manufacture two full-rate production lots of GMLRS rockets and associated equipment.
Army awards contracts for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems
Nov 14, 2022
Third Party Article
The U.S. Army awarded multiple contract options worth $520.814 m on Oct. 21 & Nov. 2, 2022, to Lockheed Martin to replenish GMLRS inventory to Ukraine.
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