About Lockheed Martin Delivers AN/TPS-59 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar to Bahrain
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Lockheed Martin Delivers AN/TPS-59 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar to Bahrain info
October 02, 2007: 08:00 AM EST
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin has delivered an AN/TPS-59(V)3B ballistic missile defense radar system to the Kingdom of Bahrain. The radar proceeded smoothly through a site acceptance test in August and now is being used by the Bahrain Defence Force for air surveillance.
In May 2004, the U.S. Marine Corps awarded Lockheed Martin a $43.6 million contract to provide the long-range radar system to Bahrain, along with associated supplies, equipment and services, as a foreign military sale (FMS). Earlier in 2007, members of the Bahrain Defence Force were trained how to operate and maintain the system at Lockheed Martin's Radar Systems facility in Syracuse, New York, where the radar was built and tested.
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