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 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.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, was awarded a nearly $9 million contract for Universal Ground Control Station integration. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
The United States is not a fading power relative to China. Reports of waning U.S. influence have been greatly exaggerated.
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.