LAIRCM

July 15, 2015
Air National Guard KC-135R equipped with a Large Aircraft Countermeasures System (center of the aircraft) performs an aerial refueling test. Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded an $11,023,298 contract modification for C-130J large aircraft infrared countermeasures Group A kits and jump platform storage assemblies. (Air Force photo by Chris Neill)

Lockheed Martin is awarded a contract modification for C-130J large aircraft infrared countermeasures Group A kits and jump platform storage assemblies.

September 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., has been awarded a $6,637,223 modification (P00041) on contract (FA8625-12-C-6598) for large aircraft infra-red countermeasures (LAIRCM). The contract modification incorporates interim contract support of the U.S. LAIRCM line replacement units. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $529,124,094. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLYK - LAIRCM, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

April 5, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $7,340,724 contract modification for incorporation of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) NexGen Sensors onto HC/MC-130J aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Warner Robins Regional Support Center, Warner Robins, Georgia, is being awarded a $463 million requirements contract for sustainment of the AN/AAQ-24(V) Large Aircraft Infrared (LAIRCM) system. Work includes depot-level repair of 20 components of the AN/AAQ-24(V) LAIRCM system. Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, recently announced that it has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. The LAIRCM system functions by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat and activating a high-intensity laser-based countermeasure system to track and defeat the missile. Northrop Grumman will deliver LAIRCM hardware and provide associated support to the Air Force beginning immediately and continuing through April 2014.

January 23, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, is being awarded a $7,967,982 firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of C-5 Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure System (LAIRCM) Group A hardware and assembly of the Group B (government-furnished parts) parts with the Group A hardware into nine C-5 LAIRCM kits; and initial spare parts. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.