Lawmakers want MDA plan to accelerate AN/TPY-2 modernization

By Jason Sherman / July 30, 2021 at 3:13 PM
Lawmakers want the Pentagon to draft plans to potentially accelerate upgrades of the Army/Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance (AN/TPY-2) inventory by piggybacking on Saudi Arabia's huge order for missile defense systems, including Terminal High Altitude Area Defense batteries. The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee, in its mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill, directed the Missile Defense Agency to draw up alternative plans for upgrading the current fleet of the X-band radars built by Raytheon. “The committee is...

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