Lockheed Martin Corp. has won a $76.2 million contract from the US Air Force to upgrade 17 AN/FPS 117 radars via modification kits, site assessments and related training. The Salina, NY campus will perform the work with its current staff, according to Mark Wesel of Lockheed Martin.
The AN/FPS-117 is a phased array, 3-dimensional air search radar. It is produced by the Lockheed Martin corporation from the United States. It is used by the American-Canadian “North Warning System” and employed abroad in countries including: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Kuwait, Pakistan, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.