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Lockheed's Radar Warning Receiver for Combat Rescue Chopper Concludes USAF Technical Readiness Evaluation

Lockheed's Radar Warning Receiver for Combat Rescue Chopper Concludes USAF Technical Readiness Evaluation - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed's Radar Warning Receiver for Combat Rescue Chopper Concludes USAF Technical Readiness Evaluation - top government contractors - best government contracting eventA Lockheed Martin-built radar warning receiver component of the tactical mission platform for the Combat Rescue Helicopter program has completed technical readiness level 6 review.

The AN/APR-52 RWR system achieved TRL 6 after the U.S. Air Force demonstrated the platform at its integrated demonstrations and applications laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, Lockheed said Wednesday.

AN/APR-52 is part of the tactical mission defensive systems suite that works to provide threat detection capability to the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter designed to replace the Air Force's HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft.

“The APR-52 represents a significant leap in radar warning performance for rotary wing aircraft,“ said Tim Healy, CRH program director at Lockheed’s Sikorsky subsidiary.

“We are excited about its entry into service, and this “¦ demonstration significantly increases the confidence in our schedule.“

The TRL demonstration came months after Sikorsky wrapped up the critical design review in May that will facilitate the CRH program's transition to the assembly, evaluation and testing phase.

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Written by Jane Edwards

is a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, where she writes for ExecutiveBiz about IT modernization, cybersecurity, space procurement and industry leaders’ perspectives on government technology trends.

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