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valued at $205 million to support Dismounted Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic
Warfare (CREW) systems for US Special
Operations Command. The contract will
run through September 2022.

ance sections in support of the US Navy
and 62 AGM-88B/C HARM guidance sections and 62 control sections in support of the US Air Force. The order also
includes technical data in support of
the hardware.

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Northrop Grumman (Rolling Meadows, IL) has won a $21.2 million contract from Naval Air Systems Command
(Patuxent River, MD) to deliver Advanced Threat Warner (ATW) sensors,
signal processors and seven Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures (LAIRCM) signal processor replacement assemblies.
The US Navy is in the process of upgrading the missile warning sensors on its
Department of Navy (DoN) LAIRCM systems by replacing the AAR-54 UV missile
warning sensors with the IR-based ATW.

Lockheed Martin Laser Sensors and
Systems (Bothell, WA) has received a
$26.3 million contract from the Air Force
Research Lab's Directed Energy Directorate (Kirtland AFB, NM) for research and
development of high-power laser technology for "next-generation compact
environments." The company will complete the work in September 2022.

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Raytheon Missile Systems (Tucson,
AZ) has received a $9 million contract
option from Naval Air Systems Command to repair 51 AGM-88C High-speed
Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM), guid-

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Northrop Grumman announced that
it will acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 billion. This includes $7.8 billion in cash, as
well as $1.4 billion in debt owed by Orbital
ATK. In terms of the EW market, the sale
will bring the Orbital ATK's AAR-47 missile warning program and Northrop Grumman's Advanced Threat Warning (ATW)
system under one corporate roof. Northrop

will also acquire the US Navy's AGM-88E
Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile
(AARGM) program. Both companies also
perform aircraft modifications and special mission aircraft conversions (including SIGINT aircraft). Pending government
approval, the sale is expected to close in
the first half of 2018.

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Textron Systems Electronic Systems (Hunt Valley, MD) has won a $10
million contract from the US Air Force
to provide Advanced Architecture Phase
Amplitude and Time Simulators (A2PATS) simulator units, sustainment and
technical support for the 68th Electronic Warfare Squadron (Eglin AFB, FL). The
68th EWS provides mission data to US
and export EW customers, and it performs mission data reprogramming for
five F-16 EW systems - the Advanced
Integrated Electronic Warfare Defensive
System (AIDEWS), F-16 Block 60, HighSpeed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM),
ALQ-213 Electronic Warfare Management System and the Advanced Combat
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - October 2017

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Maximizing EW Capabilities Within the Brigade Combat Team
Homing Senses: Anti-Ship Seekers Show New Diversity
The Heat is On
EW 101
Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers
2018 EW/SIGINT Resource Guide
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - October 2017 - intro
JED - October 2017 - cover1
JED - October 2017 - cover2
JED - October 2017 - 3
JED - October 2017 - 4
JED - October 2017 - 5
JED - October 2017 - The View From Here
JED - October 2017 - 7
JED - October 2017 - Conferences Calendar
JED - October 2017 - 9
JED - October 2017 - Courses Calendar
JED - October 2017 - 11
JED - October 2017 - From the President
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JED - October 2017 - 14
JED - October 2017 - insert1
JED - October 2017 - insert2
JED - October 2017 - The Monitor
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JED - October 2017 - 21
JED - October 2017 - Washington Report
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JED - October 2017 - World Report
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JED - October 2017 - Maximizing EW Capabilities Within the Brigade Combat Team
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JED - October 2017 - Homing Senses: Anti-Ship Seekers Show New Diversity
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JED - October 2017 - The Heat is On
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JED - October 2017 - EW 101
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JED - October 2017 - Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers
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JED - October 2017 - AOC News
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JED - October 2017 - Index of Advertisers
JED - October 2017 - JED Quick Look
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