Lockheed, Northrop JV Wins $181M for Apache Radar Systems

The U.S. Army has awarded a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) joint venture a $181 million contract for systems used on the AH-64D Apache helicopter, Lockheed and Northrop announced today.

Taiwan will receive 15 of Longbow LLC’s fire control radar systems, marking the first international purchase of the systems according to the companies.

The companies said the fire control radar systems are intended to enhance target detection and integrate with Hellfire missiles used by Apache helicopters.

In addition, the companies will also provide the U.S. Army 18 radar electronic units, 14 unmanned aerial system tactical common data link assembly systems and spares for the Army’s new fleet of Apache helicopters.

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