WASINGTON, (BM) – General Dynamics Missions Systems is awarded a $16,313,717 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity contract for the manufacturing of AN/SPG-62 antenna systems parabolic radio frequency reflectors, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according US DoD statement.
The AN/SPG-62 antenna systems are mounted and operated in the ship’s open spaces and are subsystems of the Mk-99 fire control system, part of the AEGIS combat system suite.
The AN/SPG-62 antenna system reflector enables the continuous-wave radio frequency signal from the Mk-99’s radar transmitter to illuminate targets to be engaged, fired upon and destroyed by the ship’s weapons.
Work will be performed in Marion, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by December 2024.
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Source: U.S. DoD