Fire Control Radar support contract won by LongbowNews
January 27, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. Longbow LLC, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrup Grumman, received a $235.8 million contract to support Fire Control Radar systems for Apache helicopters for 11 foreign governments, the Department of Defense announced.
The foreign military sales funds the contract, which funds production support for Apache attack helicopters in South Korea, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Greece, India, Indonesia, Netherlands, Qatar, and Britain.
According to Northrop Grumman, Apache Longbow Fire Control Radar provides air crews with situational awareness beyond maximum engagement ranges and can be used for a variety of roles and missions.
Its primary combat targeting modes include Ground Target Mode, Air Targeting Mode, and a Maritime Targeting Mode for the AH-64E. The estimated completion date for the contract is Jan. 31, 2025.