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Lockheed Martin wins $17.2 million radar contract, with nearly half of the work to be done at Salina plant

By Journal Staff


SALINA — Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Salina, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), is being awarded a $17.2 million radar contract from the U.S. military. 

The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract will support the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft program to provide depot-level repair capability for the AN/APY-9 radar line replaceable modules (LRMs), according to a Sept. 23 Defense Department contract announcement.

This contract provides technical services in support of development of electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) compatibility reports and the associated technical data for AN/APY-9 radar avionics LRM. The pact also offers technical services for development-system specifications that define the functional-performance requirements for the operational test program sets to test the LRMs on the eCASS, according to the announcement. 

About 45 percent of the work will done at Lockheed’s Salina plant. The rest will be completed in El Segundo, California (25 percent); Melbourne, Florida (24 percent); and Baltimore, Maryland (6 percent). The work is expected to be completed in August 2021. 

Fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds totaling $17.2 million will be obligated at the time of the award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, the Defense Department said.

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