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$585 M Contract Awarded for Defense Radar-Hawai‘i

December 19, 2018, 8:53 AM HST · Updated December 24, 10:07 AM
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The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $585 million contract to Lockheed Martin to design, develop and deliver its Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaiʻi.

According to the Lockheed announcement, the HDR-H radar “will provide autonomous acquisition and persistent precision tracking and discrimination to optimize the defensive capability of the Ballistic Missile Defense System and counter evolving threats.”

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Work on the radar is being performed in New Jersey and on Oʻahu, with plans for delivery of the Long Range Discrimination Radar set for 2020.

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“As a proven world leader in systems integration and development of air and missile defense systems and technologies, Lockheed Martin delivers high-quality missile defense solutions that protect citizens, critical assets and deployed forces from current and future threats. The company’s experience spans missile design and production, hit-to-kill capabilities, infrared seekers, command and control/battle management, and communications, precision pointing and tracking optics, radar and signal processing, as well as threat-representative targets for missile defense tests,” according to the company announcement.

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