Raytheon Co. has been selected by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to provide its Advanced Countermeasure Electronic System (ACES) for the second group of Iraq's F-16IQ aircraft ordered this year. ACES was also selected by Lockheed Martin in 2012 for the first group of F-16IQs and is the integrated electronic warfare system of choice for other international air forces.
Exelis will debut an innovative new electronic warfare (EW) solution at the 50th Annual AOC Symposium and Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington D.C., Oct. 27-30. The show is organized by the Association of Old Crows and is the leading annual event for EW, information operations and electromagnetic spectrum operations professionals around the world.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics Microwave Solutions launches its new VPX product line, which includes three products: Modular Quad IF Up and Down Converter, Modular Direct Synthesizer and the Modular Seven Channel Indirect Synthesizer.
Exelis has signed a five-year Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) valued at up to $42 million with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane, IN. The agreement will provide the U.S. Navy with a streamlined, single point of contact contracting vehicle for all work performed by Exelis on behalf of NSWC Crane.
The Navy's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System scored another hit for the Missile Defense Agency on the Pacific Missile Range, marking the first live-fire intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile using space-based sensors.
Raytheon Co. and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) are working together to develop a highly autonomous, unmanned electronic warfare capability based on equipping GA-ASI's Predator®B/MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) with Raytheon's Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD®).
Mercury Systems Inc., a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and big data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced that it has been awarded a three-year indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Tactical Electronic Warfare Division (TEWD).