Lockheed Martin is self-funding work to generate software that will allow for the AN/TPQ-53 radars being fielded to detect air-breathing threats as well as those in a ballistic trajectory, according to Lee Flake, director of counter-fire radar programs. These X-band radars are designed to provide 360-deg. detection of rockets and mortars. The U.S. Army has 65 under contract. The new software will provide data on the whereabouts of airborne threats, such as unmanned aircraft and cruise ...


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