Lockheed Books Counterfire Radar Deal Amid ‘Shorad’ Push

Credit: The U.S. Army plans to field 170 Lockheed TPQ-53 counterfire radars, which the manufacturer says can also target UAVs and aircraft simultaneously with software tweaks: Lockheed Martin
The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a multiyear contract worth up to $1.6 billion for full-rate production of the truck-mounted TPQ-53 counterfire radar. The award comes as Lockheed pitches new software updates that will allow the active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to target...

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