Harris to provide sophisticated electronic warfare (EW) jamming systems for combat aircraft
PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – Electronic warfare (EW) experts at Harris Corp. will provide the U.S. Navy and Australian air force with 86 sophisticated EW jamming systems designed to protect combat aircraft from incoming radar-guided missiles.
Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., on Thursday announced a $161 million order to the Harris Corp. Electronic Systems segment (formerly Exelis Inc.) in Clifton, N.J., to build 86 full-rate production lot 15 AN/ALQ-214A(V)4/5 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures jammer systems for the F/A-18C/D and F/A-18E/F Hornet and Super Hornet jet fighter-bombers.
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