Radar threat trainer/simulator from Lockheed Martin gets $80.66 million contract addition from U.S. Air ForceNews
October 18, 2021
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas. Lockheed Martin 's Missiles and Fire Control unit has won a contract modification from the U.S. Air Force - worth $80.66 million -- to a previously awarded contract for the Advanced Radar Threat System – Variant 2 (ARTS-V2) Production Option Two.
The modification provides for the exercise of Production Option Two and the delivery of five full ARTS-V2 systems to the Air Force.
The ARTS-V2 threat simulator for future combat aircrew training uses radar threat emitters to simulate advanced medium-range surface-to-air missiles to support legacy and 5th-generation combat aircrew training requirements.
Work under the contract will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas, and is expected to be completed by mid-October, 2023.