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Sea Giraffe ordered for US Navy vessels

22nd April 2019 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Saab’s Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar has been ordered by General Dynamics for the US Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), the company announced on 15 April.

The system, designated as AN/SPS-77 by the navy, will be installed on LCS 36 and LCS 38.

The medium range, multi-role surveillance radar system is optimised to simultaneously detect small air and surface targets, with an optional mortar and rocket detection capability. It can operate in all types of environments, including the littorals.

Work on this contract will be carried out in Syracuse, New York, US; and Gothenburg, Sweden.

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