As an operational and deployed asset with ground-based results, ROTHR
is a reliable and cost effective, proven solution for improving the security of the U.
In October 1995, sixty thousand protesters marched against ROTHR
in San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital.
Using the REDS facility, Emergent evaluates, demonstrates and speeds the transition of new technology to ROTHR without interfering in the operational surveillance mission.
Dana Rauscher, vice president of Emergent Advanced Technologies and Law Enforcement Division in Rome, New York, said, "We have people working on-site at the radar facility and in Rome, New York to develop new technology to improve ROTHR performance and also assist other contractors with their developments.
ROTHR was a Navy Cold War era system designed to detect vessels and aircraft approaching from the Soviet Union.
There are three ROTHR sites in Virginia, Texas and Puerto Rico.
is a high frequency radar system designed and built by Raytheon to provide early warning of strikes against aircraft carrier task forces.
is a high frequency radar system originally designed and built by Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business to provide early warning of strikes against aircraft carrier task forces.