Pentagon clears Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar for initial production

By Jason Sherman  
May 3, 2017 at 4:48 PM
The Defense Department has blessed the Navy's $5.9 billion project to develop and field a next-generation, surface warfare radar to transition from engineering and manufacturing development to low-rate initial production, a key milestone in the effort to upgrade the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer fleet. On April 29, James MacStravic, the Pentagon's acting acquisition executive, presided over a milestone C review of the Air and Missile Defense Radar program and granted the Navy's request to proceed with initial production, Christianne Witten, a...

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