The US Army recently awarded LONGBOW, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract to provide post production support services for the AH-64 Apache helicopter AN/APG-78 LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) to international customers.
The five-year sustainment indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract valued up to $235.8 million includes program and logistics management, repair of system modules as required, replenishment of depot parts, field engineering support, and operator and maintainer training for AH-64D and AH-64E configurations.
The LONGBOW FCR provides Apache aircrews with automatic target detection, location, classification and prioritization, while enabling rapid, multi-target engagement in all weather conditions over multiple types of terrain and through battlefield obscurants.
During the U.S. Army's AH-64E Apache Follow-On Test and Evaluation II (FOT&E II), the modernized Version 6 LONGBOW FCR successfully demonstrated many new operational modes and capabilities, including maritime, single target track, and 360-degree surveillance mode, as well as extended detection range capability against land, air and sea targets.
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The US Army has awarded Boeing a $145.9 million modification contract for Netherlands Longbow Crew Trainers, which is the centerpiece of Boeings AH-64 Apache training
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