Army tallies $3.4 billion acquisition tab for AN/TPQ-53 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar

By Jason Sherman  
January 13, 2020 at 3:29 PM
The Army has sent Congress an initial Selected Acquisition Report for the AN/TPQ-53 radar -- the most advanced sensor in the service's inventory to counter incoming mortar, artillery and rockets -- just as government plans for the truck-mounted, rotating sensor are slated to wind down. Last October, the Pentagon sent lawmakers an initial SAR for the Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar, a highly mobile sensor built by Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Syracuse, NY. The program began in 2006...

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