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TPQ-53 Features and Benefits

Features

 

Benefits

 

 

 

90° and 360° detection of mortars, rockets and artillery, operator selectable

 

Supports counter-insurgency missions as well as major combat operations

 

 

 

Quickly provides launch and impact point estimates

 

Supports counter-fire location, friendly fire location, and force protection operations

     

 

Provides all AN/TPQ-36 and AN/TPQ-37 functionality and adds 360° capability

 

Normal operation with two vehicles and four operators

 

 

Replaces two earlier models for significant cost, footprint, and manpower reduction

 

Reduces U.S. Army footprint of seven vehicles and 18 soldiers

 

 

 

Fully solid-state T/R module design

 

Higher reliability, more rugged, more fuel-efficient, higher performance, safer

 

 

 

Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) antenna design

 

Highly redundant T/R modules improve Ao; simplifies growth for future threats and missions

 

 

 

Exceptional signal-to-clutter performance

 

Improves target detection in high clutter environments

 

Designed for higher reliability, maintainability and supportability

 

Lower life-cycle cost; higher availability

     

 

Supports AFATDS and FAADC2 interfaces including IFPC

 

 

Supports all US Army data interfaces and missions

 

 

 

Single-vehicle Mission Essential Configuration can operate for up to 72 hours

 

Supports two-man operation for reduced footprint and high mobility

 

 

 

5-minute set-up and 2-minute take-down for march order

 

Supports rapidly changing mission needs

     

 

Extensive live-fire test program – more than 20,000 rounds and counting

 

 

Definitively proves effectiveness against a wide range of RAM projectiles and geometries

     

 

More than 18 months of combat operational experience with multiple systems to date

 

 

Proven capabilities in theater

     

 

 

 

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