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Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract Support for Taiwan’s MK92 Fire Control System


Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract Support for Taiwan’s MK92 Fire Control System

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Lockheed Martin Corp. Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is awarded an $8,175,154 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering services and supplies in support of the MK92 Fire Control System including equipment changes, repairs, and overhauls; engineering and field services in support of in-service engineering requirements; computer programming; and documentation development. This contract involves Foreign Military Sales to Taiwan. Work is expected to be completed by October 2022. FMS Taiwan funding in the amount of $7,482,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.

The Mark 92 Fire Control System is a US-built medium-range anti-aircraft missile and gun fire control system. It was developed for the FFG-7 Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigates. The system is a licensed USN version of the Thales Nederland WM-25 fire control system. The Mark 92 system assigns targets via the ship’s air search radar, and surface search radar or from the Mark 92’s own search radar capabilities. The first two are combined into a single system called the Combined Antenna System or CAS is used in all models. The CAS has a track while scan radar (Search) and a tracking radar both housed in an egg shaped radome. There is also a third radar for target illumination referred to as the Separate Target Illumination Radar or STIR. The STIR is a radar developed from the AN/SPG-60 radar that is part of the Mark 86 gun fire control system.

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