The Boeing Company has been awarded a $78.36 million modification contract to provide Saudi Arabia with support material for the procurement of 36 data link pods and containers for SLAM-ERs. The contract modification exercises an option in the original May 2020 $1.97 billion contract to produce and deliver 650 SLAM-ER (Stand-Off Land Attack Missile Expanded Response) missiles for Saudi Arabia. The SLAM-ER missiles have a 500lb warhead, an IR sensor system, a data link, and a modified GPS receiver. They also have numerous operating modes, which increase their operational effectiveness.
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