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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2 July 2009
Total Production: 102
Unitary Cost: USD$13 million
Also Known As: Enhanced TQP-36, EQ-36 and Q-53
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Lockheed Martin* and Syracuse Research Corporation   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: AN/TPQ-36
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 184
Family Members: AN/TPQ-36
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Description: The AN/TPQ-53, formerly the EQ-36 or Enhanced TPQ-36, is an enhanced variant of the US Army's AN/TPQ-36 counterfire target acquisition radar intended as the replacement for aging TPQ-36 and TPQ-37 radars. The US Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $120 million developmental contract September 26, 2006, for five EQ-36 to be delivered within 36 months. The AN/TPQ-53 solid-state radar provides the army commanders with the capability to detect, classify, track and determine the location of enemy indirect fire such as mortars, artillery and rockets.
The US Army plans call for the procurement of more than 180 AN/TPQ-53 (EQ-36) radars valued at more than $1.6 billion.

AN/TPQ-36 Orders


AN/TPQ-36 items 2006-2014

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AN/TPQ-53 News

There are 10 news between
27 Sep 2006 and 27 Mar 2014
Thursday, March 27, 2014US Army Orders 13 Additional AN/TPQ-53 Radar Systems
Tuesday, October 8, 2013FMS: Singapore Requests Six AN/TPQ-53 Counter fire Acquisition Radar Systems
Monday, August 26, 2013US Army Orders 19 More Q-53 Counterfire Radars
Monday, April 30, 2012US Army Awards Production Contract for 33 AN/TPQ-53 Counterfire Radars
Tuesday, October 26, 2010US Army Deploys First EQ-36 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Thursday, July 15, 2010FMS: Canada Requests Sale of 10 EQ-36 Radars or 10 AN/MPQ-64F1 Sentinel Radars
Tuesday, July 7, 2009US Army Receives First EQ-36 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar System
Monday, September 29, 2008US Army Places Order for 12 Additional EQ-36 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radars
Wednesday, April 9, 2008EQ-36 Prototype Radar Successful in US Army 360-degree Mode Testing
Wednesday, September 27, 2006Lockheed Martin to Develop Enhanced TPQ-36 Counterfire Radar

Operators & Related Equipment

United States of America102

Grand Total 1021

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