DOD picks SPY-7 for land-based Aegis, giving Lockheed first U.S. customer for new radar

By Jason Sherman / May 6, 2022 at 12:53 PM
The Pentagon has selected Lockheed Martin's SPY-7 radar as a land-based sensor for the new project to harden Guam against projected Chinese threats, marking the first adoption by the U.S. government of the alternative to the Raytheon-built SPY-6 radar for use with the Aegis weapon system. The Missile Defense Agency’s fiscal year 2023 budget request reveals the new plan, detailing a $45 million justification for software upgrades for the Aegis fire-control system -- and also provides new details about plans...

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