C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

Pakistan aiming to procure radomes for its AN/TPS-77 and YLC-18A radar systems

16 March 2020

The Directorate of Procurement (Air) for the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has issued invitations for tenders to procure an undisclosed number of radomes for the service's Lockheed Martin AN/TPS-77 and China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) YLC-18A ground-based air-defence radar systems.

The move, which was announced on 11 March, comes after Pakistan's Ministry of Defence Production (MoDP) revealed in its yearbook for 2017-18, which was released in September 2019, that the PAF had placed an order worth USD24.9 million for five of the Chinese-made YLC-18A radars.

The PAF has invited responses to the radome tender by 1 April. No further details were provided.

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