Lockheed Martin to provide digital maritime shipboard radar systems for Spanish Navantia F-110 frigates

Dec. 11, 2019
According to Lockheed Martin, the Royal Canadian Navy, the U.S. government, and Japan’s Aegis Ashore systems will use variants of the SPY-7 radar.

MADRID – Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to equip five frigates with a solid-state S-band radar. Naval Technology reports. Continue reading original article

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11 Dec. 2019 -- The company will install the system on F-110 multimission frigates and at Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra (CIST). Spain’s national shipbuilder Navantia in Madrid will build the new F-110 frigates.

The U.S. Government has recently designated this technology as AN/SPY-7(V)1, which is derived from current radar programs. The U.S. aerospace and defence company has made a substantial investment in the development of this technology.

According to Lockheed Martin, the Royal Canadian Navy, the U.S. Government and Japan’s Aegis Ashore will use variants of the SPY-7 radar. The F-110 program will equip the frigates with the latest digital, solid-state maritime radar technology.

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John Keller, chief editor
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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