US Navy Awards $29m Contract to ITT for Radar Modification Kits

18 August 2009 (Last Updated August 18th, 2009 18:30)

The US Navy has awarded a $29.1m contract to ITT Corporation for AN/SPS-48G (V) radar modification kits to used to enhance launch capabilities on navy ships. The AN/SPS-48 is a US Naval three-dimensional air search radar system that will enhance missile guidance for anti-aircraft warfar

The US Navy has awarded a $29.1m contract to ITT Corporation for AN/SPS-48G (V) radar modification kits to used to enhance launch capabilities on navy ships.

The AN/SPS-48 is a US Naval three-dimensional air search radar system that will enhance missile guidance for anti-aircraft warfare capable ships.

Under the contract, the company will provide modification kits that are expected to increase operational availability and reduce operating costs.

Work will be carried out in California and is expected to be complete by August 2011.

The contract has been awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, Navy Yard, DC.