Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: 3
Development Cost: USD$784 million
Also Known As: Long Range Discrimination Radar
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Lockheed Martin
Parent System: LRDR
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: 3
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Description: The Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) is a United States of America (USA) Department of Defense (DoD) sensor intended to provide target discrimination capability for its Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The new radar will differentiate between countermeasures and actual threats in support of the ground-based mid-course defense (GMD) which interceptors are located in Alaska and California. The Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) was moving ahead with the design and development phase of the radar in May 2015. The LRDR located at Clear Air Force Station, an Air Force Space Command radar station in Alaska, is expected to enter service by 2020. Lockheed Martin was awarded a $784 million contract for the development of the new radar on October 21, 2015.

LRDR Applications

Artillery Systems Aegis Ashore GMD Block 2004


There are 5 news between
22 May 2015 and 16 Oct 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018Long Range Discrimination Radar Completes Satellite Track
Thursday, January 11, 2018Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Next Generation Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System
Monday, October 26, 2015US Missile Defense Agency to Get Ballistic Missile Long Range Discrimination Radar by 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2015Lockheed Martin to Develop US Air Force Long Range Discrimination Radar
Friday, May 22, 2015Department of Defense Identifies Planned Site of Future Long Range Discrimination Radar

Operators & Related Equipment

Two radar systems to support Aegis Ashore from 2023

Grand Total 32
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