March 9, 2018 —
As part of the Coast Guard’s efforts to equip the service’s C-27J Spartan medium range surveillance aircraft with components that further enhance mission capability, the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract May 7 to Telephonics Corporation of Farmingdale, New York, for up to 19 Multi-Mode Radar systems. The fixed-price contract is worth approximately $31.8 million.
The Multi-Mode Radar systems are among the specialized equipment needed to missionize the C-27Js and will improve their detection capability. The contract includes logistics support and engineering technical services. The contract completion date is May 2023. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Scott Handlin.
For more information: Medium Range Surveillance Aircraft program page