Raytheon awarded US Navy next-gen air and mis­sile de­fence radar con­tract

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Raytheon Com­pany has been awarded a $38,57,42,176 cost-plus-in­cen­tive­fee con­tract for the engi­neer­ing and model­ing de­vel­op­ment phase de­sign, de­vel­op­ment, in­te­gra­tion, test and de­liv­ery of air and mis­sile de­fence S-band radar (AMDR-S) and radar suite con­troller (RSC).

AMDR is the US Navy’s next-gen­er­a­tion in­te­grated air and mis­sile de­fence radar and is be­ing de­signed for Flight III Ar­leigh Burke (DDG 51) class de­stroy­ers be­gin­ning in 2016.

AMDR con­sists of an S-band radar, an X-band radar and a RCS. AMDR-S is a new de­vel­op­ment in­te­grated air and mis­sile de­fence radar de­signed for long range de­tec­tion and en­gage­ment of ad­vanced threats. The X-band radar is an ex­ist­ing hori­zon-search radar. The RSC pro­vides Sand X-band radar re­source man­age­ment,

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