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Leonardo DRS to Produce Sensor Tech for BAE-Developed Aircraft Missile Warning System

Leonardo DRS to Produce Sensor Tech for BAE-Developed Aircraft Missile Warning System - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Leonardo DRS to Produce Sensor Tech for BAE-Developed Aircraft Missile Warning System - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Leonardo DRS has been selected to provide sensors for an aircraft missile warning system BAE Systems is developing for the U.S. Army under a $97.9 million contract awarded in December.

BAE will build the 2-Color Advanced Warning System to increase threat detection and protection capacities of Army rotary-wing aircraft through the Limited Interim Missile Warning System Quick Reaction Capability program, Leonardo DRS said Friday.

2C-AWS is designed to integrate with aircraft interfaces and countermeasures systems.

Shawn Black, vice president and general manager of Leonardo DRS’ electro-optical infrared systems business, said the company aims to provide a sensor technology for Army aviators and crews to counter threats in the battlefield.

Leonardo DRS provided its Dual Mode Warning Sensor to BAE’s LIMWS QRC offering as a basis for the service branch’s infrared sensor requirement.

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Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

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