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US Army shakes up LTAMDS competition with new radar 'sense-off'

19th November 2018 - 14:00 GMT | by Jason Sherman in New York


The US Army - in a surprise move - has opened a second, parallel competition in its Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) programme, an expected multi-billion dollar contract to modernise the service's 50-year Patriot radar inventory.

Late last month, the army announced a radar ‘sense-off’ at White Sands Missile Range inviting all interested vendors to bring their best wares for a live demonstration in May and June 2019.

‘The government will provide industry the opportunity to demonstrate engineering and manufacturing development (EMD)-like LTAMDS systems at White Sands Missile Range in 3QFY19,' the army announced in a

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Jason Sherman


Jason Sherman

Jason Sherman is a US-based journalist. Since 1994, he has covered the Pentagon, defence industry, …

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