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Lockheed to Update Egypt’s F-16 Electronic Warfare Tech

F16FleetLockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)has been awarded a $6.9 million contract modification to update electronic warfare systems on the Egyptian military’s F-16 fighter fleet, Military &  Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday.

John Keller writes Lockheed will equip the Egyptian F-16 program with three EW memory loader verifiers, 24 radar warning receivers and 20 Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) advanced countermeasure electronic systems.

Raytheon’s ACES suite is built with jammer technology that works to counter anti-aircraft missiles or attacks, according to the article.

Work will occur in Fort Worth, Texas through October 2015 and the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Base is the contracting activity.

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