The Boeing Co., St. Louis, is being awarded $10,143,096 for delivery order 2049 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for hardware integration for Phase II to integrate the Next Generation Jammer Pod onto the EA-18G aircraft. The Phase II hardware integration will ensure the development, preparation and delivery of the aircraft modification design is suitable for the technology development stage of the Next Generation Jammer Pod program. Work will be performed in St. Louis and is expected to be completed in February 2016.
Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp., Atlanta, Ga., has been awarded a $7,956,371 delivery order (HC1047-05-D-4000-0244) for Army electronic protection to analyze the response of Army systems to advanced jamming and develop mitigation techniques and methods against this jamming. Enterprise Sourcing Group, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting activity.
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.