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Navy picks L3Harris for AN/ALQ-214 EW avionics for Navy F/A-18 jet fighter bombers

Tuesday, August 4, 2020   (0 Comments)

By John Keller  |  August 4, 2020  |  Military & Aerospace Electronics


The AN/ALQ-214 aboard the F/A-18 engages incoming missiles autonomously with a series of measures designed to protect the aircraft from detection.

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – Electronic warfare (EW) experts at L3Harris Technologies Inc. will provide the U.S. Navy with 35 sophisticated EW systems designed to protect Navy combat aircraft from incoming radar-guided missiles.

Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., on Thursday announced a $104 million order to the L3Harris Space & Airborne Systems segment in Clifton, N.J., for 35 lot 17 AN/ALQ-214A(V)4 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) EW jammers for Navy F/A-18C/D and F/A-18E/F Hornet and Super Hornet carrier-based fighter-bombers. READ MORE...

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