Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with with PT Industri Telekomunikasi Indonesia and the Research Centre For Electronics And Telecommunications of The Indonesian Institute Of Sciences to facilitate collaboration on pending ground-based radar opportunities in Indonesia. The MOU was signed at the Sixth National Radar Seminar in Bali, Indonesia. Northrop Grumman provides the AN/TPS-78, the latest generation of state-of-the-art, operationally proven S-Band long-range surveillance radar deployed with the U.S. Air Force and foreign customers worldwide.
According to Robert Royer, vice president of international systems at Northrop Grumman’s Land and Self Protection Systems Division, the MOU will gain the team access to and understanding of the Indonesian government and its unique requirements. “Our team looks forward to participating in the upcoming Indonesian ground-based radar competition designed to help Indonesia increase air surveillance control and secure its border.” Royer said.