Tag Archives: electronic warfare

Northrop to Upgrade Electronic Warfare System of US Navy Fleet

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $267 million contract to design a new electronic warfare system for the U.S. Navy’s ships through an open-system approach, USNI News reported Thursday. Sam LaGrone writes the Navy intends for the AN/SLQ-32(V)Y Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 system to upgrade the …

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Joe Rambala: Exelis-Airbus Team to Combine Tech for F-16 Missile Warning Functions

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will combine its electronic warfare system technology with Airbus Group‘s AAR-60(V)2 Missile Launch Detection System for Fighters under a teaming agreement to deliver missile warning functions to the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Joe Rambala,  vice president and general manager of Exelis’ integrated electronic warfare systems business, said Monday the combined offering is available both domestically and …

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Finmeccanica–Selex ES Completes Tactical Technologies Buy

Finmeccanica-Selex ES moved to grow its electronic warfare offerings with the acquisition of Tactical Technologies Inc., a provider of EW analysis software and services. Finmeccanica will integrate TTI’s offerings into its EW portfolio under the same brand,  Finmeccanica said Wednesday. Ottawa, Canada-based TTI provides off-the-shelf and bespoke tactical engagement simulation software to clients worldwide. The product works …

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Lockheed Receives New Navy Order for Electronic Warfare Upgrades; Joe Ottaviano Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $147 million contract to upgrade the electronic warfare systems of U.S. Navy warships such as destroyers, aircraft carriers and cruisers under Block 2 of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program. This initial production contract, wherein the Navy has ordered 14 systems for its fleet as upgrade to the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system, is …

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

Lockheed 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 …

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SAIC Awarded Navy Shore Command Engineering Order; Tom Watson Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a potential three-year, $33 million task order to provide engineering and systems integration work to a shore command of the U.S. Navy. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division selected SAIC to help with prototyping and technical documentation functions, SAIC said Wednesday. …

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Exelis Deploys F-16 Electronic Warfare Tech For AF Foreign Sales; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has built electronic warfare equipment for F-16 fighter jets under a series of U.S. Air Force foreign military sales agreements with five international partners. The Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite has been certified for operational use in the F-16 programs of Chile, Turkey, Poland, Oman and Pakistan, …

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Report: Raytheon Keeps Navy Growler Jammer Tech Contract Win

The U.S. Navy has retained Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as the prime contractor for electronic jammer technology on the branch’s Growler EA-18G aircraft, Forbes reported Friday. Loren Thompson writes the Navy handed down the decision Friday and is slated to hold a debriefing meeting on the Next-Generation Jammer program within this week. Raytheon’s …

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Raytheon to Help BAE Refresh South Korea F-16 Radars; Jim Hvizd Comments

BAE Systems and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have signed a contract that calls for Raytheon to supply an integrated tactical radar and electronic warfare system to BAE, the prime contractor for the South Korea F-16 modernization program. Raytheon will provide its Advanced Combat Radar, ALR-69A digital warning receiver, weapon technology and …

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Navy Researchers Seek Ideas for ‘Next-Gen’ Electronic Warfare Tech

The Office of Naval Research is asking industry to submit ideas for new electronic warfare technologies in areas such as threat warning systems and C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). ONR is seeking to further development work on the next generation of EW tools through the Electronic Warfare …

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