Army lifts contract ceiling for TPQ-53 counterfire radar by $1.6 billion

By Jason Sherman / April 8, 2022 at 4:21 PM
The Army last week raised the contract ceiling on the AN/TPQ-53 radar by $1.6 billion, extending by five years work that began in 2018 on the most advanced sensor in the service's inventory to counter incoming mortar, artillery and rockets to facilitate upgrades and foreign sales. On March 31, the Army announced a $3.2 billion contract for full-rate production of the Lockheed Martin-built, truck-mounted, rotating sensor. However, there is no future major production for the Army associated with the program...

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