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LONGBOW LLC awarded $26.8 million contract


The LONGBOW radome. Because of the LONGBOW radar's mounting location, the Apache can acquire and track targets without being detected. A Lockeed martin photo

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BNS): The LONGBOW LLC has received a $26.8 million contract from the US Army Aviation and Missile Command for LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) Life Cycle Contractor Support.

The follow-on contract includes integrated logistics for the 246 LONGBOW FCR systems in the US Army inventory.

Under this contract, LONGBOW LLC, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, will also provide worldwide sustainment for the US Army and Army National Guard. The contract includes options that could extend the Life Cycle Contractor Support through 2012.

The LONGBOW FCR has a very low probability of intercept. It rapidly and automatically searches, detects, locates, classifies, and prioritizes multiple moving and stationary targets on land, water and in the air in all weather and battlefield conditions from standoff ranges.

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