Northrop Grumman Corp. announced Thursday its AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar System has been delivered to the Surface Combat Systems Center, Wallops Island in Eastern Virginia.
G/ATOR is an interoperable system designed to detect and track threats such as cruise missiles and manned and unmanned aircraft.
The system is the first ground-based multirole radar designed for the Defense Department.
Prior to delivery the G/ATOR system underwent system performance qualification testing and system and subsystem performance verification testing.
The delivery will give way for the first and second phases of the developmental test for the system. The final phase of the DT and operational assessment will be in Yuma, Ariz.