Military Embedded Systems

Air Force taps Lockheed Martin to develop a radar threat simulator system


June 21, 2017

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

PARIS. U.S. Air Force officials selected Lockheed Martin to develop, produce, and field a threat simulator for future combat aircrew training. The contract is worth an estimated $104 million for the Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2 (ARTS-V2) program.

ARTS-V2 will use radar threat emitters to simulate advanced medium-range surface-to-air missiles (SAM) to support legacy and 5th generation combat aircrew training requirements.

The contract calls for the development and delivery of a Production Ready Assembly (PRA) article and options to produce up to 20 systems

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