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AN/FPS-120  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1980
Total Production: 5
Also Known As: AN/FPS-123 Pave Paws, AN/FPS-126 and AN/FPS-132
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Raytheon
Parent System: AN/FPS-120
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1980
Total Production: 5
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Description: The AN/FPS-120, AN/FPS-123 and AN/FPS-126 solid-state, multi-faced phased array radars are used for strategic early warning against ballistic missiles all over the world. They also have the ability to track thousands of satellites orbiting the earth. Under the BMEWS (Ballistic Missile Early Warning System) these radars are being retrofitted with technology developed for the Pave Paws radar.

The AN/FPS-132 is a long-range strategic warning radar designed to detect targets at ranges of 5,000 kilometers. The FPS-132 was introduced by the United States in 2012 as an upgrade to existing solid state radars. In 2013 the United States sold an FPS-132 radar to Qatar.

AN/FPS-120 Specifications

Performance
Max Detection Range Against Ballistic Missile: 5,000 kilometer
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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AN/FPS-120 News

There are 4 news between
10 Apr 2006 and 5 Jan 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017Qatar to Purchase One AN/FPS-132 Strategic Warning Radar from the United States
Monday, July 29, 2013FMS: Qatar Seeks AN/FPS-132 Block 5 Early Warning Radar
Wednesday, February 4, 2009US Air Force UEWR Missile Defense Radar in Greenland Achieves First Satellite Tracking
Monday, April 10, 2006Raytheon to Build MDA Upgraded Early Warning Radar

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