The U.S. State Division has made a dedication approving a doable International Navy Sale to the Authorities of Egypt of Air Protection Radar Programs and associated gear for an estimated price of $355 million. The proposed sale will enhance Egypt’s functionality to fulfill present and future threats by enhancing the detection of varied air threats. This proposed sale will help the international coverage and nationwide safety of america by serving to to enhance the safety of a Main Non-NATO Ally nation that continues to be an necessary strategic accomplice within the Center East. Egypt can have no problem absorbing this gear into its armed forces since Egypt already operates beforehand procured SPS-48 Land Based mostly Radars.

The Authorities of Egypt has requested to purchase three (3) SPS-48 Land Based mostly Radar (LBR), spares, motor mills, repeaters, radomes, technical manuals, web site surveys, set up, calibrations, testing, operator coaching, and upkeep coaching related to the SPS-48 LBR; obsolescence replacements of processor, monitor administration system, communication gear, uninterrupted energy provide (UPS), mills, and/or Transmitter Management Unit in fielded SPS-48 LBR techniques; up to date built-in-testing (BIT) and overhaul of fielded SPS-48 LBR antenna techniques; and different associated parts of logistical and program help. The estimated complete program price is $355 million. The principal contractor will probably be L3 Harris Surveillance Programs, Van Nuys, CA.


The L3Harris SPS-48 Land-based Radar is the newest in a protracted line of long-range three-dimensional radars offering superior help for fastened and conveyable land-based purposes. The SPS-48 is a multi-use, high-performance air surveillance radar that detects and tracks airborne targets, queues weapons techniques, and gives wonderful hazardous climate detection and show. The SPS-48 is a whole trendy radar system, together with all the main practical parts: low-maintenance frequency-scan antenna, high-performance solid-state transmitter, superhetrodyne receiver with digitally managed frequency synthesizer, and Doppler sign processor—monitored by a complete, built-in built-in-test (BIT) system.