May 21, 2013
British MoD Restocks Supplies of Lockheed Martin Hellfire Missile
By Andrew Drwiega, International Bureau Chief
The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed a £15 million ($22.9 million) contract to replenish its stocks of Lockheed Martin’s AGM-114 Hellfire missiles. These are used on the British Army Air Corps (AAC) WAH-64D Apaches and reportedly on the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Reaper unmanned aerial systems (UAS), which have used a total of 380 weapons in Afghanistan. Figures provided in the House of Commons in June 2011 by Peter Luff MP, then-Minister for Defense Equipment, Support and...