Saab has won an $18.6 Million (166 MSEK) contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to deliver components and subsystems of the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.
G/ATOR will provide the US Marine Corps with a single radar type that performs air surveillance, air defense, and 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 company said in a statement Monday.
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 next nine Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) units.
The Saab developed and built assemblies will be integrated by Northrop Grumman into the Lots 3-5 G/ATOR systems which will be delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps starting in 2018.
In 2016 Saab completed delivery of the first six systems under a prior contract for LRIP Lots 1 and 2.
Saab is a teammate to Northrop Grumman for the US Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 program. The award to Saab includes priced options for additional sets of assemblies as well as associated spares.
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