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ELTA nabs $55M contract for combat aircraft radars for Asian customer

ELTA nabs $55M contract for combat aircraft radars for Asian customer

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Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Israel Aerospace Industries-subsidiary ELTA Systems has received a contract for $ 55 million to install Multimode Airborne ELM-2032 Fire Control Radars on newly produced combat aircraft. IAI announced the contract Tuesday, which was awarded by an unnamed Asian customer. The contract is a repeat order, however, which the company said reflects "the customer's high satisfaction with the radar and ELTA." The radar will allow fighter aircraft to map objects in SAR mode. Its other modes enable the detection, imaging, and tracking of other aircraft, as well as moving ground and sea objects. "The Multimode ELM-2032 Airborne Fire Control Radars is a versatile radar and addresses several mission types in a single product," Yoav Turgeman, vice president and chief executive officer a...
Lockheed Martin delivers first of 3 radars to Latvian military

Lockheed Martin delivers first of 3 radars to Latvian military

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March 12 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has delivered the first of three radars to Latvia, the company said Monday, calling it "a major step forward in strengthening [the country's] national defense."The TPS-77 Multi-Role Radar, purchased for an undisclosed cost in a 2015 contract, recently completed an on-site acceptance test and will increase the Latvian air force's capacity for low-level flight surveillance and identification, Lockheed Martin said. The company said it has worked with the NATO country on its radar systems for the last 16 years.The radar, which can be easily transported and mounted on a truck, can toggle between multiple missions at once by automatically adjusting during each 360-degree scan.Lockheed Martin added that the TPS-77 MRR uses less power than its predecessors, increa...