Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has awarded a contract to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to supply ALR-69A digital radar warning receivers and digital anti-jam receiver global positioning systems for its KC-46 tanker.
The system is part of Raytheon’s GPS and navigation systems avionics anti-jam and GPS receiver portfolio.
“The ALR-69A is an all-digital radar warning receiver designed to work both with large and fighter aircraft, ” said Mark Kula, vice president, Tactical Airborne Systems, for Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. “Our advanced digital open architecture provides increased sensitivity and the ability to accurately identify threat signals much earlier in today’s dense urban environments. We look forward to working with Boeing and contributing to delivering these much-needed capabilities to the warfighter.”