Northrop Grumman has won a $375.5 million four-year contract from US Navy for nine AN/ TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR).
Procurement work will be completed throughout the US and is expected to be concluded by September 2020, the US DoD announced Wednesday.
The company is being awarded a $375 million four-year contract for the procurement of nine Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) low-rate initial production systems.
Northrop Grumman's AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR is described as a mobile multi-mission radar system with detection and tracking capabilities to enable engagement of a wide range of hostile threats, as well as air traffic control duties.
The Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) is a single material solution for the mobile Multi-Role Radar System and Ground Weapons Locating Radar (GWLR) requirements. It is a three-dimensional, short/medium range multi-role radar designed to detect unmanned aerial systems, cruise missiles, air breathing targets, rockets, artillery, and mortars.
Fiscal 2014 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $607 thousand; fiscal 2016 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $117 million and fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $621 thousand will be obligated at the time of award.
Contract funds in the amount of $607 thousand will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
Northrop Grumman has completed preliminary and critical design reviews in developing the Ground Weapon Locating Radar (GWLR) mode for the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR). The GWLR preliminary design review in February and critical design review in August marked the completion of the design reviews for the development of this capability, the company announced Tuesday
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