The U.S. Navy has demonstrated the airworthiness of a BAE Systems-made prototype of a technology meant to provide the P-8A Poseidon aircraft with radio frequency defense. The pod-mounted radiofrequency countermeasure passed its airworthiness test while installed on the P-8A platform operated by Air Test and Evaluation Squadron or VX 20, Naval Air Systems Command said Friday.Read More »
The U.S. Navy has test-fired an updated version of a Raytheon Technologies-made, GPS-guided cruise missile designed to produce less collateral damage when hitting targets. Two Tomahawk Block V missiles launched from the USS Chafee destroyer and hit test targets at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake and on San Nicolas Island, the company said Thursday.Read More »
Diversified Maintenance Systems will perform alteration, construction, repair and renovation work at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California under a potential five-year, $49M contract. Naval Facilities Engineering Command received eight offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.
Rockwell Collins will continue to support the production of a military test range instrumentation system under a two-year, $21.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will provide a second production lot of the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System for deployment at Air Force, Army and Navy test ranges. DoD …Read More »
Rockwell Collins has concluded the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System‘s production readiness review in collaboration with the CRIIS System Program Office and the Test Resource Management Center. The company said Wednesday the Defense Department requires the PRR before it allows the system to move to the production phase. Rockwell Collins' CRIIS is …Read More »
Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have conducted flight tests on a prototype airborne electronic warfare system at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California. The Next Generation Jammer, which features an active electronically scanned array radar and digital receiver and techniques generator, was fitted onto a Gulfstream business jet, Raytheon said Wednesday. Travis Slocumb, vice …Read More »