Lockheed Unveils New Ground-Based Radar Platform

Lockheed Martin BlueLockheed Martin has introduced a ground-based radar platform designed to reduce array power consumption.

The gallium nitride-based Digital Array Row Transceiver platform is a line-replaceable unit that consists of a row transmitter and row receiver, Lockheed said Tuesday.

DART has been deployed in TPS-77 Multi Role Radar system that works for aerial surveillance operations and can be integrated with legacy MRR systems such as FPS-117, TPS-59 and TPS-77.

The DART platform was introduced at a radar users’ conference in Florida.

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