A Joint Venture between Raytheon and Thales Group, known as
ThalesRaytheonSystems LLC, has been awarded a $45 million contract by the
Norwegian Air Force for TPQ-36A radars upgrade.
The TPQ-36A air surveillance radar is the predecessor system to the AN/MPQ-64
Sentinel air defense radar, currently fielded within the US Army and four other
The development and production program for the Norwegian Advanced Surface to Air
Missile System, known as NASAMS II, will result in installation of upgrade kits
for the TPQ-36A radars.
This upgrade will convert TPQ-36A into units similar to that of the most recent
AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel, high mobile ground-based radar.
TPQ-36 Upgrade consists in installing a new transmitter power amplifier,
receiver/exciter, signal/data processor and antenna motor controller.
All ThalesRaytheonSystems elements of the NASAMS II system will be accomplished
over a 42-month period.
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