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Monday, January 9, 2012

Longbow Receives $181 Million for Apache Block III Radar and Data Link Systems

Lockheed Martin

The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation, received a $181 million contract from the U.S. Army for AH-64D Apache Block III LONGBOW systems. The contract includes the first international purchase of the Block III LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) by Taiwan, which will receive 15 Block III LONGBOW FCR systems. LONGBOW LLC will also produce 18 Radar Electronic Units (REU), 14 Unmanned Aerial System Tactical Common Data Link Assembly (UTA) systems and spares to equip the U.S. Army’s new fleet of Block III Apaches. Full Story

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