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L3Harris to provide SIRFC airborne electronic warfare (EW) systems for Special Operations aircraft

Thursday, February 13, 2020   (0 Comments)

By John Keller  |  February 12, 2020  |  Military & Aerospace Electronics


The ALQ-211 detects, denies, disrupts, degrades, and evades lethal threats and provides situational awareness for enemy sensor threats.

MacDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Airborne electronic warfare (EW) experts at L3Harris Technologies Inc. will provide AN/ALQ-211 Suite Of Integrated Radio Frequency Countermeasures (SIRFC) equipment for U.S. Special Operations Command aircraft under terms of a $48.7 million order announced Tuesday.

Officials of the U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., are asking the L3Harris segment in Clifton, N.J., to provide SIRFC components and services for Special Operations Command.

The ALQ-211, a family of electronic self-protection systems, includes the SIRFC, which protects U.S. Special Forces helicopter and tiltrotor aircraft from sophisticated enemy radio frequency (RF) threats. Tiltrotor aircraft take off and land like helicopters, and fly like fixed-wing turboprop aircraft. READ MORE...

With over 13,000 members internationally, the Association of Old Crows is an organization for individuals who have common interests in Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information related capabilities. The Association of Old Crows provides a means of connecting members and organizations nationally and internationally across government, defense, industry, and academia to promote the exchange of ideas and information, and provides a platform to recognize advances and contributions in these fields.