Harris Corp. has won $168 million modification contract to exercises an option for the procurement of 78 full-rate production Lot 16 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 Onboard Jammer systems for the F/A-18C/D/E/F aircraft for the Navy.
In addition, the option provides for the procurement of 16 weapon replacement assembly (WRA) 1A(V)4 receiver/processors and 27 WRA2 A(V)4 modulators. Work is expected to be completed in May 2022, the US Department of Defense said in a statement last Thursday.
The ALQ-214 is the next generation integrated countermeasures system carried by the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Carrier-based aircraft. It has also been delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force for its F/A-18 aircraft.
The system blends sensitive receivers and active countermeasures to form an electronic shield for the U.S. Navy and RAAF F/A-18 fighter aircraft. The RF countermeasure system responds to threats autonomously with a specific series of measures designed to protect the aircraft from detection and engages any fired threats to the aircraft.
The system is designed for both the F/A-18C/D Hornet and the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.
NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Corporation of Rochester, New York, for the Optical Telescope Assembly (OTA) for the agencys Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission. The total value of this cost-plus-award-fee contract is approximately $195
Harris Corp was awarded a $217.6 million hybrid contract for monitoring, configuring, and maintaining of the wideband satellite communications operational management (SATCOM) system network
United States based Harris and L3 Technologies specializing in military communications and electronics, announced their merger on Sunday creating one of the biggest global defence firms. The merged entity—to be called L3 Harris Technologies Incorporated—will be the sixth-largest US defense company and one of the 10 largest in the world, with 48,000 employees and clients in 100 countries
Lockheed has selected Harris Corp to develop and deliver the next generation Integrated Core Processor (ICP) for the F-35 fighter jet. The F-35's ICP acts as the brains of the F-35, processing data for the aircraft's communications, sensors, electronic warfare, guidance and control, cockpit and helmet displays, Lockheed Martin said in a statement Thursday
American company Harris Corp has won a $43.2 million modification contract for additional electronic warfare equipment on Kuwait's F/A-18s fleet
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