Vendor competition for lower-tier antimissile radar could begin this year

By Sebastian Sprenger / February 16, 2016 at 9:01 AM
The Army is expected to move forward with a competition for a Patriot-replacement radar this year if the Office of the Secretary of Defense approves an analysis of alternatives, according to just-released budget documents and service officials. The budget proposal for fiscal year 2017, released Feb. 9, sheds new light on one of the most closely watched efforts in the Army's portfolio: how to upgrade or replace the legacy Patriot system, and at what cost. For the first time, the...

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