Northrop Receives Additional Navy Funds for EA-18G Tactical Jamming Receiver Upgrades

Northrop Receives Additional Navy Funds for EA-18G Tactical Jamming Receiver Upgrades - top government contractors - best government contracting eventNorthrop Grumman‘s systems business has secured an additional $20 million in contract funds from the U.S. Navy to update tactical jamming receivers designed to support airborne signals intelligence collection.

The Defense Department said Friday the modification falls under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and covers upgrades to AN/ALQ-218(V) 2 radar warning receivers for the EA-18G electronic attack aircraft.

AN/ALQ-218 SIGINT sensors work to help military users detect, identify, locate and analyze radio frequency sources.

Work under the modification will occur in Point Mugu, California, through July 2019.

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