Exelis Delivers Electronic Warfare Technology for F/A-18 Fighters


Exelis has successfully delivered nine full rate production, next generation electronic self-protection systems for the F/A-18 fighter aircraft to the U.S.Navy. These self-protection systems consist of a new ALQ-214(V)4/5, which is an onboard jammer subsystem in the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) suite. The ALQ-214(V)4/5 follows the ALQ-214(V)3 for which the final production delivery was made to the Navy in mid-2013.

The ALQ-214(V)4/5 has miniaturization and improved packaging enhancements, and can be installed on F/A-18E/F along with, F/A-18C/D Homets for the first time. This ensures protection of aircraft and their crews from modern, dynamic radio frequency threats. In last 16 years, Exelis advancement in warfare missions has enhanced from software programmability to reduced size and weight, and with the latest assurance of naval aviators staying ahead of emerging electronic threats.

Publisher: everything RF
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  • Country: United States
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