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US Replacing Air Traffic Control Radars

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ASR-11 facility(click to view full) May 22/08: Raytheon received an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for $29.4 million as part of the Digital Airport Surveillance System, a joint Department of Defense and Federal Aviation Administration activity to replace existing radar facilities at military and civilian airfields worldwide. The current analog air traffic radar systems were first fielded nearly 30 years ago and are nearly at the end of their life cycle, “leading to sporadic loss of airport surveillance radar coverage.” The contract being awarded is for approximately 116 fully operational “turn-key” ASR-11 radar systems. These systems offer Primary Surveillance Radar (PSR) coverage to 60 miles, and Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR) coverage to 120 miles, an meet all current FAA, DoD, ICAO, and Eurocontrol surveillance requirements. The system is designed for unattended operation using redundant subsystems with built-in test equipment, and can be fully controlled and monitored from multiple locations. This contract includes site activation activities, including engineering and technical support services, site surveys, site preparation and the dismantling of existing radars, as well as all activities related to the production, transportation and installation and check-out of the new radar systems’ plus spare parts and technical assistance. SRI International has also been […]

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