DOD looking to bolster Baltic air and missile defense with new radars for Lithuania

By Jason Sherman / October 21, 2022 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department is looking to help Lithuania buy long-range air surveillance radars as part of an effort to develop an integrated air and missile defense network for Baltic nations, announcing plans to buy three Lockheed Martin-built, road-mobile sensors days after 14 NATO defense ministers announced plans for a “European Sky Shield Initiative.” On Oct. 19, the Air Force Materiel Command Air Force Life Cycle Management Center announced it has a requirement to buy three AN/TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars, including the...

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