SAIC, Vadum Join DARPA Electronic Warfare Program

SAIC_logoScience Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) and Vadum Inc. have each won contracts to develop electronic warfare systems aimed at helping defend against threats from adversaries’ radars.

SAIC won a $31.5 million contract and Vadum won a $4.1 million contract to join a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program that aims to help develop technology for attacking the radars, Military and Aerospace Electronics reports.

Other contractors in program include Helios Remote Sensing Systems and Michigan Tech Research Institute.

The five-year ARC program sets aside the first 30 months for algorithm development and component level testing, the second set of 18 months on systems development and the remaining two years to build a prototype.

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