A business unit of BAE Systems will engineer and integrate systems the U.S. Army uses to defend rotary and fixed-wing aircraft against missile threats as part of a potential seven-year, $242.2M contract.
The company's information and electronic systems integration business will a provide integration, engineering, logistics and technical support for the OT-225 Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures System and the AN/AAR-57(V) Common Missile Warning System, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.
The Pentagon expects contract work to be complete by July 31, 2026.
ATIRCM is equipped with a precision tracking system that works to locate a missile and counter the threat's seeker.
CMWS is designed to warn aircrew of incoming missiles and the system uses data recording tools for post-mission assessment.