Q-53 radar enters full-rate production; Lockheed eyes M-SHORAD role

By Courtney McBride / April 4, 2017 at 9:30 AM
The Army on March 30 awarded Lockheed Martin a full-rate production contract for the Q-53 counterfire target acquisition radar system. The contract has a total potential value in excess of $1.5 billion, with a five-year period of performance. Funding is contingent on future orders. Inside the Army spoke March 15 with Rick Herodes, Lockheed Martin's Q-53 program director, on the sidelines of the Association of the United States Army Global Force Symposium in Huntsville, AL. Last year at the...

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