South Korea to spend over $20 million on new counter artillery radar (DAPA)
SEOUL (Sputnik) – South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has announced that it has signed a $23 million contract with LIG Nex1 to develop an advanced counterattack radar system. -artillery by 2026.
“Thanks to this project, our army will be able to obtain an eye that will allow it to more quickly detect the origin of enemy artillery pieces and locate them more precisely,” a DAPA official said in a statement. , quoted by South Korean media. agency on Monday.
Under this new project, DAPA plans to replace the obsolete American TPQ-36 and TPQ-37 radars used by the South Korean military.
The country plans to put around 20 new radars into service from the end of the 2020s, according to DAPA.
The new radars will have improved capabilities and will be able to detect a greater number of targets, with reduced deployment and withdrawal times.
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