Exelis won a $9 million contract to provide advanced military air traffic management radars to Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG).
As per the contract, Exelis will supply the precision ground control approach radar to support the SANG's aviation mission requirements. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Massachusetts.
Exelis radar to be installed in Saudi Arabia, the GCA-2020 is solid-state, electronically scanning radar with three integrated functions, primary surveillance, secondary surveillance and precision approach. The technology will enable the SANG to provide sophisticated landing guidance and manage air traffic control operations while meeting flight safety standards.