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Iraqi Air Force Procures Long Range Radar Site

May 11, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Eagan, Minnesota, is being awarded an approximate $26 million contract to provide a turn-key Long Range Radar 2 site for the Iraqi Air Force. The Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

ITT Radar Contract Modified

May 11, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation Electronic Systems Radar Systems - Gilfillan, Van Nuys, California, is being awarded a more than $19 million contract modification for AN/SPS-48G(V) radar modification kits to support the Recovery Obsolescence Availability Radar (ROAR). AN/SPS-48's are radars that are installed on Navy ships for volume air search and surveillance. The modification kits are expected to increase operational availability and decrease operating and support costs. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

War Between China, U.S. Not Likely

May 10, 2011
By Robert K. Ackerman
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China actually wants the United States to remain active in the Asia-Pacific region as a hedge against any other country's adventurism. And, most of the other countries in that region want the United States to remain active as a hedge against China.

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