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SPY-6 Radar

Post by DWReese »

As many of you know, I have been fascinated by the ABM defense. He re is a story that you might find interesting about the SPY-6 radar. It would be operational on the Gerald Ford first, and then be placed on the new, Flight III Arleigh Burkes.

https://www.defensenews.com/naval/2020/ ... ful-radar/
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RE: SPY-6 Radar

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In September 2010, the Navy awarded technology development contracts to Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon to develop the S-band radar and radar suite controller (RSC).
On October 10, 2013, "Raytheon Company (RTN) [was] awarded an almost $386m cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase design, development, integration, test and delivery of Air and Missile Defense S-band Radar (AMDR-S) and Radar Suite Controller (RSC).
X-band radar development reportedly will come under separate contracts. The Navy hopes to place AMDR on Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, possibly beginning in 2016.
Those ships currently mount the Aegis Combat System, produced by Lockheed Martin.
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