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