Lockheed Martin's Advanced Electro-Optical Sensor Suite Selected for Republic of Singapore Air Force
ORLANDO, FL, 20-APR-06 --
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been selected by The Boeing Company as the preferred supplier of advanced electro-optical sensor suites for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) F-15SGs. The electro-optical sensor suite includes Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods, Tiger Eyes™ Navigation Pods and an Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system.
The contract award will allow the RSAF to integrate Lockheed Martin’s advanced electro-optical sensor suite on its latest next fighter replacement program. The RSAF is the second international customer choosing an advanced electro-optical sensor suite from Lockheed Martin for their initial purchase of F-15s. The value of the contract award is undisclosed.
The advanced electro-optical sensor suite features a high-resolution, mid-wave, third-generation FLIR; a dual-mode laser; a charge-coupled device television; a laser spot tracker; a laser marker; a terrain following radar; and an IRST system. The five-year, fixed-price contract will include the sensor suites, spares, training, technical publications and complete logistics support. The contract deliveries will begin the second quarter of 2007.
“We are pleased to help Boeing provide the best aircraft capabilities for defense of the Republic of Singapore,” said Tom Simmons, vice president – Fire Control at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. “The success further proves that Lockheed Martin is the preferred international electro-optical sensor supplier.”