Telephonics has been competitively awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division valued at $31.8M to supply their APS-143C(V)3 as the multi-mode radar system for the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) HC-27J Spartan medium-range maritime surveillance platform.
The APS-143C(V)3 OceanEye™ maritime surveillance, imaging & tracking radar system is Telephonics’ top-performing maritime surveillance radar.
Onboard a wide array of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft worldwide, this multi-mode radar system offers a broad set of maritime long-range target search, detection and tracking modes in high-sea states.
Complete with an optional integrated Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) interrogator, the APS-143C(V)3 OceanEye features Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) and overland Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging, weather avoidance and Search and Rescue Transponder (SART) beacon modes.
The APS-143C(V)3 maritime surveillance system also includes long-range target search, detection and tracking in high sea-states, and will assist HC-27J operators during a variety of missions.
“Telephonics is extremely proud to support this important program, providing a maritime surveillance system designed to meet the demanding requirements of USCG missions,” said Kevin McSweeney, President of Telephonics.
“The APS-143C(V)3 will provide enhanced radar capabilities to the USCG, enabling increased maritime awareness in support of their mission critical work.”
The APS-143C(V)3 is widely deployed on the USCG HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft, as well as other domestic and international platforms, and utilized in maritime surveillance, reconnaissance, search and rescue, law enforcement and border protection missions.
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