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Lockheed to Provide Periscope Detection Technology

April 30, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Owego, New York is being awarded a $13,765,096 firm-fixed-price delivery order for non-recurring and recurring efforts to design, develop, and produce new Automatic Radar Periscope Detection and Discrimination (ARPDD) configured AN/APS 153 (V) retrofit kits in support of the MH-60R aircraft. This order includes the validation and verification effort, all integrated logistic support elements, and the technical directives required to retrofit MH-60R aircraft currently configured with the AN/APS 147 multi-mode radar to the new ARPDD configured AN/APS 153 (V) retrofit kit. Kit quantities include eight A-kits; four SEED B-kits; two STD B-kits; two Val/Ver A-kits; and five Antenna Array B-kits. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.