ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Accipiter Radar Corporation, a U.S. radar surveillance systems company, has confirmed that it is a member of the winning team securing a fixed-price contract worth up to one hundred million dollars ($100,000,000) for the delivery of Ultra-Light Aircraft Detection (ULAD) Systems to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Technology Innovation and Acquisition.
Accipiter Radar, working with prime contractor Global Technical Systems (GTS) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, will provide its Total Coverage™ radar and Accipiter® digital radar processing system to GTS for the ULAD program. “We are proud to be partnering with a global leader like GTS on this important effort. This award will allow us to significantly expand our operations in Orchard Park, New York, and confirms Accipiter’s commitment in development of cutting edge technology for Homeland Security applications,” Accipiter’s President and CEO Dr. Tim J. Nohara noted. Accipiter Radar develops, sells, deploys and operates high-performance radar and sensor information networks engineered to detect, track and characterize targets such as small vessels, low-flying aircraft, and birds. The result is enhanced, wide-area surveillance through unprecedented domain awareness for 21st Century applications including domestic security, law enforcement, critical infrastructure protection, bird strike prevention and environmental protection.