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Navy taps BAE Systems to provide EW avionics for F-35 combat jet in $77.5 million deal

Monday, April 6, 2020   (0 Comments)

By John Keller  |  April 6, 2020  |  Military & Aerospace Electronics


The AN/ASQ-239 extends detection ranges; gives the F-35 pilot evasion, engagement, countermeasure, and jamming options; and provides radar protection.

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – U.S. Navy aerial warfare experts needed multifunction electronic warfare (EW) systems for F-35 fighter-bomber combat jets of the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and allied foreign military forces. They found their solution from the BAE Systems Electronic Systems segment in Nashua, N.H.

Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., announced a $77.5 million order to BAE Systems last week to provide 1,464 radio frequency (RF) countermeasures systems, as well as maintain and repair multi-function test stations for the F-35. 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.