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6 February 2020

US Marine Corps orders additional Northrop Grumman AN/TPS-80 radar systems

Northrop Grumman Corp has received an order from the US Marine Corps for two additional AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) systems as part of the full-rate production Lot 2 award received in December. This order completes the planned Lot 2 procurement for a total of eight systems for the Marine Corps.

“We are continuing to provide an advanced, multi-mission capability that meets the evolving needs of our customers,” says Mike Meaney, vice president, land and maritime sensors, Northrop Grumman. “This order also enables us to keep the G/ATOR production pipeline full in anticipation for a Lot 3 award next year.” The Marine Corps awarded Northrop Grumman a $958m full-rate production contract for 30 of the gallium nitride (GaN)-based G/ATOR systems in June 2019.

The AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR is an active electronically scanned array (AESA) multi-mission radar that leverages GaN to provide comprehensive real time, full-sector, 360° situational awareness against a broad array of threats.

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Northrop Grumman awarded $189m extension to US Marines contract for full-rate production of GaN-based G/ATOR radar systems

Northrop Grumman awarded $958m contract to provide US Marines full-rate production of GaN-based G/ATOR radar systems

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