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Kuwait Upgrades Radar Systems

Kuwait Upgrades Radar Systems 14 October, 2016

The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sales to Kuwait for radar field systems. The $194 million contract includes six short range Gap Filler Radars, one (1) Long Range Radar with Primary Surveillance Radar (PSR) and Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) arrays, upgrades to existing AN/FPS 117 (V) 3 Long Range Radar, upgrades to airfield radome and communications systems, upgrade to secure Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems, site surveys, installation and checkout, site acceptance testing, interim contractor support, construction, contractor logistics support, spares, support equipment, and training. The prime contractor will be determined by competition between Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon. Kuwait’s acquisition aims to improve early warning, enhance internal and external security, and protect national sovereignty.

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