$62M for Firefinder Radar Equipment
Thales Raytheon Systems Corp. in Fullerton, CA received a $62 million modification to a $66 million firm-fixed-price contract for Various Spare Parts for the Firefinder AN/TPQ-36(V), AN/TPQ-37(V), and AN/TPQ-46. The Firefinder radars allows U.S. forces to pinpoint the origin of artillery, mortars, and missile attacks directed against them while those projectiles are still in flight, allowing immediate and accurate counterfire. Work will be performed at Fullerton, CA and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2008. This was a sole source contract initiated on Dec. 13, 2004 and issued by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth, NJ (W15P7T-04-C-L002).