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Exelis Provides Jammers for Jet Fighters

March 14, 2014

Exelis Inc., Clifton, N.J., is being awarded a $91,701,414 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0002) to exercise an option for the manufacture and delivery of 42 AN/ALQ-214(V)4 on-board jammer (OBJ) systems. The AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 is an OBJ component of the integrated defensive electronic counter measures system. It is a self-protection radio frequency (RF) countermeasures system used by Navy F/A-18C/D/E/F strike fighter aircraft against RF guided surface-to-air and air-to-air threats (missiles). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting.

Australia Purchases Jamming Equipment

December 27, 2013

Sensor and Antenna Systems, Lansdale, Pa., is being awarded a $21,804,323 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0047) to exercise an option for the procurement of eight low-band transmitters (LBT), 11 vertically polarized (VPOL) antennas, and 17 high-band, horizontally polarized (HPOL) antennas for the AN/ALQ-99 tactical jamming system (TJS) for the U.S. Navy. In addition, this option provides for the procurement of 11 LBT, 6 VPOL antennas, 6 Band-2 adapter interface assemblies, and 7 high-band horizontally polarized (HPOL) antennas for the AN/ALQ-99 TJS for the government of Australia. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy and the government of Australia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Provide Next Generation Jammer for EA-18G Growler

July 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $17,001,833 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (#2049) against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for phase I of the next generation jammer (NGJ) pod hardware integration in support of the EA-18G aircraft. The phase I hardware integration will ensure the development, preparation and delivery of the aircraft modification design is suitable for the technology development stage of the NGJ pod program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

Raytheon to Provide Miniature Air-Launched Jammers

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded $81,839,791 firm-fixed price contract for miniature air-launched decoy jammers. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Three Firms to Mature Next-Generation Jamming Technology

May 2, 2012
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Incorporated, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $20,596,718 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the aging ALQ-99 tactical jamming system. Technology maturation efforts include research in support of future development of airborne electronic attack capability from a tactical-size airborne stand-off/mod-escort platform. Specifically, the contractor will mature and provide a concept demonstrator (CD) design and mature critical technology elements required to support CD design. Other awards include: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems - Eastern Region, Bethpage, New York, $20,220,599; and ITT Exelis, Clifton, New Jersey, $20,175,204. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

ITT to Provide Jammers for F/A-18 Aircraft

April 18, 2012
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Electronic Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded a $64,264,415 firm-fixed-price production contract for the manufacture and delivery of 23 AN/ALQ-214(V)4 on-board jammer systems, under Full Rate Production Lot 9, for installation on the F/A-18 aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority.

Raytheon Next-Generation Jammer Contract Modified

March 23, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, Goleta, California, is being awarded a $21,300,000 contract modification for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the aging AN/ALQ-99 Tactical Jamming System. The contractor will continue to perform technical maturation efforts to advance the fidelity of critical technology elements and continue to mature concept demonstrator design risk reduction activities. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

ITT to Support Electronic Jammer Systems

March 4, 2011
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Thousand Oaks, California, is being awarded a more than $8 million basic ordering agreement for engineering service support for Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) Vehicle Receiver Jammer (CVRJ) systems, fielded in theater. The CREW CVRJ systems are electronic jammers that are mounted in vehicles and at fixed-site compounds that prevent the detonation of radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Four Companies to Develop Next-Generation Jamming System Technology

July 14, 2010
By George Seffers

ITT Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, Raytheon Electronic Warfare Systems, Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems, and BAE Electronic Integration Systems each received approximately $42 million for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system.  Technology maturation efforts include research in support of future development of airborne electronic attack capability from a tactical-size airborne stand-off/mod-escort platform. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. Awards varied slightly with ITT receiving $42.4 million, Raytheon $41.98 million, Northrop Grumman $41.97 million and BAE $41.7 million.

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