The US Army has selected Lockheed Martin and Raytheon to continue efforts to develop the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) system.
Both companies will enter the Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction (TMRR) phase of the programme. During TMRR, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon will demonstrate LTAMDS performance through multiple technology demonstrations.
The TMRR is scheduled to end in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020) and will coincide with Milestone B.
A key objective of the LTAMDS acquisition programme is to upgrade or replace the current Raytheon Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target (Patriot) radars fielded by the army.
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