Rafael, Bumar, Northrop Win Peru's Air Defense Contract
[LEFT][*******#2C2C2C][FONT=Helvetica]Rafael, Bumar, Northrop Win $140M Peru Contract
[*******#666666]Mar. 19, 2012 - 03:57PM | [/COLOR][*******#666666]By [/COLOR]JAROSLAW ADAMOWSKI[*******#666666] | [/COLOR]Comments
WARSAW ó A consortium of Israelís Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Polish Bumar Group and Northrop Grumman of the U.S. has won a $140 million contract to supply an air defense system to the Peruvian armed forces, Bumar said in a statement.
Under the deal, Northrop will deliver three AN/TPS-78 radars with a range of 450 kilometers, and Rafael will supply Spyder short-range and medium-range surface-to-air systems fitted with Python 5 and Derby beyond-visual-range missiles. Bumar will deliver six Poprad self-propelled air defense systems and 150 Grom surface-to-air missile launchers with a range of 5.5 kilometers, the statement said.
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Why didn't Peru opt for El/M 2016 radar present in Indian and Singaporean SPYDER system ?
Last edited by JGXL836; 03-25-2012 at 12:29 PM.
It isn't specified that the El/M 2106 radar is absent from the deal. SPYDER typically comprised the El/M-2106 and I believe that's the case for this deal as well. If I understand the article correctly, the Northrop AN/TPS-78 is to serve as long-range early-warning radar.
Originally Posted by twinblade
Thanks, I just found coupling of a long range radar with a QRSAM system odd.
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