Lockheed to Refresh Marine Corps Radar Computer Servers

lockheed martinLockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $7.5 million contract to install new computer servers into air surveillance radars for the U.S. Marine Corps, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Thursday.

John Keller writes the company will work to replace the Oracle Sun Netra T5220 carrier-grade ruggedized computer servers with Oracle Sun Netra T4-1 carrier-grade servers.

The Marine Corps uses the servers for the AN/TPS-59A(V)3, a three-dimensional, ground-based air surveillance radar intended for anti-air warfare at ranges of up to 345.2 nautical miles.

Keller reports the radar also is designed for tactical ballistic missile surveillance at ranges of up to 460.3 miles.

T4-1 servers are built to hold up to 256 gigabytes of memory, according to the report.

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