Eurofighter Tranche 3A radar contract awarded to SELEX Galileo
SELEX Galileo has been awarded a contract worth more than £200M (approximately Euro 242 million) to supply an additional 88 Captor radar systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3A programme.
The Captor Mechanically Scanned (M-Scan) radar is currently the primary sensor on the Eurofighter Typhoon. Deliveries are due to commence in 2012 with manufacturing taking place in Italy, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.
SELEX Galileo produces the radar alongside Euroradar consortium partners EADS Defence Electronics and Indra, with over 400 Captor M-Scan radars for the Typhoon programme delivered to date.