The U.S. Army awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company a USD57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with LONGBOW fire control radar systems for their AH-64E Apache attack helicopters. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Limited Liability Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Under this contract, USD57.1 million is obligated to LONGBOW Limited Liability Company with a total value not to exceed USD116.7 million. The contract covers the production of twelve LONGBOW systems and spares for India. Production will extend through early 2019.
The LONGBOW fire control system enables aircrews to automatically detect, locate, classify and prioritize targets. It enables rapid, multi-target engagement in all weather, over multiple terrains and through battlefield obscurants