Lockheed, DOD negotiating scope, strength of future LRDR space surveillance reach

By Jason Sherman / March 10, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Lockheed Martin and the Defense Department are hammering out terms for expanding the space surveillance capability of the Long Range Discrimination Radar, a planned major software upgrade that would improve the ability of the ballistic missile defense sensor to detect and track objects in orbit in the mid-2020s. Chandra Marshall, director of Lockheed Martin's Missile Defense and Space Surveillance Radar programs, said the company is currently negotiating with MDA about the scope and cost of the planned upgrade -- which...

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