Tag Archives: AN/TPQ-53

Lockheed to Insert Gallium Nitride Into Army Radar Tech

Lockheed Martin has received a contract modification to incorporate gallium nitride into U.S. Army radars used to protect soldiers from indirect fire. The company said Monday updating the AN/TPQ-53 radar technology with GaN can help increase the system’s performance to acquire counterfire targets. AN/TPQ-53 is designed to help military users detect, classify, track and identify the location …

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Lockheed to Equip Army Radar System with Counter-UAS Tech

Lockheed Martin has won a two-year, $27.8 million contract to add a counter-unmanned aerial system feature to the U.S. Army‘s AN/TPQ-53 radar system. The Army Contracting Command received four bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and obligated $4 million in fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Lockheed will …

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Lockheed to Develop Sensor System For Army’s Integrated Air & Missile Defense Network

Lockheed Martin aims to pursue the U.S. Army‘s planned acquisition of a lower-tier air and missile defense sensor that will operate in the Army’s integrated air and missile defense network and replace the Patriot radar. The company said Friday the Army wants a new sensor that could meet mobility and transportability targets as well as reduce …

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