C4iSR: Maritime

Navy League 2019: AMDR flexibility, scalability touted as components readied for first ship

06 May 2019

As Raytheon readies to transport the first below-deck equipment for AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) to be installed in the guided-missile destroyer Flight III Arleigh Burke-class DDG 125, the company is developing ways to tap the radar's flexibility and scalability for other ships.

Raytheon expects to ship the AN/SPY-6(V)1 below-deck components by the end of the first full week of May, Scott Spence, company director of naval radar told Jane's during a 6 May briefing at the Navy League 2019 Sea-Air-Space exposition, held in National Harbor, Maryland, from 6 to 8 May.

At the same time, he said, Raytheon is working with the navy to develop a backfitted version of the radar for Flight IIA DDGs, scaled to the existing ship's footprint.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at

(148 of 336 words)


  • Mk 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS)

    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47