BAE SYSTEMS plc2005-10-11 20:42:53

BAE SYSTEMS AWARDED DOPPLER RADAR CONTRACT

BAE Systems has been awarded a $2 million contract to provide a Continuous Wave (CW) Doppler radar to the United Kingdom Aberporth Test and Evaluation Range, operated by QinetiQ on behalf of the U.K. Ministry of Defence. The contract is the first order for a new CW Doppler radar product line and will be delivered next year.

BAE Systems has developed the CW Doppler product over the last two years and is currently supporting U.S. Department of Defense range testing with a pre-production unit. The system incorporates state-of-the-art technology and a system architecture that makes use of commercial components that provides improvements in operation, simplifies logistics support, and minimizes life cycle costs.

Work will be performed by BAE Systems employees in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

"The CW Doppler radar provides significant advantages in both technical performance and cost over other available systems in the market,� said Larry Wise, president, BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services. "We look forward to expanding this new product line and to continue providing our test range customers the instrumentation they require.�

The company's CW Doppler product line is available in a variety of power levels and performance options.

For more information contact:
Stirling Square
6 Carlton Gardens
London
SW1Y 5DA
United Kingdom
Tel:     +44 1252 37 32 32
Fax:     +44 1252 38 30 00








 

 


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