|Primary function||Air search radar|
|Primary User||United States Marine Corps|
|Number of Units||12 (Version 3)|
|Unit Cost||Approx. $50 Million USD|
|Time of service entry||1980s|
|Maximum range||555 km (300 nmi)|
|Maximum detection altitude||90,000 ft (27,000 m)|
The radar uses electronical beam steering in elevation and mechanical steering in azimuth.
It is similar to the AN/FPS-117.
The Lockheed Martin GE-592 radar is a version of the US Marine Corps AN/TPS-59 which is very similar to the AN/FPS-117.
The AN/TPS-59 is used by the United States Marine Corps, Egypt, and Bahrain. The United States Marine Corps currently uses AN/TPS-59 Version 3. It has seen action in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and has deployed to the Republic of Korea.
The GE-592 is used by Taiwan.
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