QinetiQ Group plc has announced it has won a five-year USD170 million contract with the US Department of Homeland Security for the Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS).
“TARS provides detection, tracking and monitoring capabilities in diverse environments at and beyond the US borders,” said the company in a press release. “Under this five-year contract, QinetiQ will deliver aerostat operations, air-surface radar operations, ground control and data networking systems monitoring, and data analysis in support of border security and air sovereignty missions. The programme will be delivered through the provision of mission support, operations and maintenance, and lifecycle and programme management.”
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