Tag Archives: electronic warfare

Lockheed Taps Northrop, BAE to Equip F-35 With Comms, Navigation, EW Systems

F-35 Aircraft

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to enable new functionality that supports the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighter. BAE Systems is also part of the collaborative agreement. Northrop, Lockheed and BAE will equip the fighter jet with Northrop’s AN/ASQ-242 Integrated Communications, Navigation and Identification (ICNI) and BAE’s AN/ASQ-239 Electronic Warfare/Countermeasures (EW/CM) system to deliver optimal operational utility.

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PAE Wins $98M Contract for USAFE-AFAFRICA Electronic Warfare Training Support; John Heller Quoted

John Heller President

PAE has secured a potential five-year, $98 million contract for electronic warfare operations training and infrastructure maintenance support to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces Africa. The company said Thursday it received a $55.7 million initial task order under the single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help USAFE-AFAFRICA manage EW range infrastructure located in Germany and facilitate mobile training across Africa and Europe.

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Army Needs Market Info for EW Systems Integration Effort

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has released a request for information in support of its plan to implement an integration framework for electronic warfare systems, seeking data for designing, building, integrating, testing and maintaining the EW Planning and Management Tool system. The service branch said Tuesday in a SAM notice it wants to integrate EW systems into a unified, modular platform by further developing the tool.

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BAE-Leonardo Team Secures $420M Contract to Build UK’s Combat Aircraft Radar System

ECRS Mk2

BAE Systems and Leonardo have been awarded a potential $420M contract to develop the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA), the European Common Radar System Mark 2 (ECRS Mk2) for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoons, BAE said Thursday. Under the contract, the two companies will work to develop a standard radar to be integrated on to RAF Typhoons.

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