South Korea – AH-64E Radars Contracted

Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin’s Longbow LLC joint venture, responsible for the Longbow fire control radar which equips the Boeing/McDonnell Douglas AH-64D/E Apache attack helicopters has been awarded a contract worth $50 million (€31.3 million).

The contract, the news of which was announced on 12th September, covers the provision of six radars, spare parts and support to South Korea. The country is purchasing 26 AH-64E Apaches which are expected to be delivered from 2016, with deliveries concluding in 2018.

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Published by Thomas Withington

Thomas Withington is a writer and analyst specialising in electronic warfare, radar and military communications.

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