Saab Defense and Security USA has won a contract from Northrop Grumman for components and subsystems of the US Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.
The order value of the contract is MSEK 247 ($32 Million).
G/ATOR will provide the US Marine Corps with a single radar type that performs air surveillance, air defence, ground weapon locating and air traffic control missions. It is the first ground-based multi-mission active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to be developed by the U.S. Department of Defense.
The contract awarded by Northrop Grumman Corporation, prime contractor to the US Marine Corps for the G/ATOR program, covers the delivery of major subsystems and assemblies, as well as software, for the first four Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) units. The Saab developed and built assemblies will be integrated by Northrop Grumman into the Lot 1 G/ATOR systems which will be delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps in 2016-2017.
The Northrop Grumman Corporation AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) has been approved for early fielding by the United States Marine Corps. This follows the delivery of the final Lot 1 and Lot 2 Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) G/ATOR system to the Marines
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