Harris Awarded $88 M to Supply Airborne Jammers for Navy Electronic Warfare Program
- Continues 18 years of Harris support for U.S. Navy's IDECM Program
- Provides Lot 13 AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 onboard jammers for Navy F/A-18s
- Ensures aviators can rely on electronic warfare technology for safety and mission success
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received an $88 million order to supply electronic jammers for U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft. The jammers protect the Navy jets from sophisticated electronic threats, including modern integrated air defense systems. The order was received during the third quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2016.
Under the modification to the contract awarded in July 2015, Harris will manufacture and deliver 48 on-board electronic warfare jamming systems for the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) program. Deliveries are expected to be completed by December 2018.
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“Naval aviators face a growing range of threats as their missions evolve and hostile actors gain access to increasingly advanced technology,” said Ed Zoiss, president, Harris Electronic Systems. “Harris has helped keep aviators safe from emerging threats for more than 18 years, and we remain firmly committed to supporting their critical missions.”
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