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Airborne Electronic Attack EW Kit Support Contract

Raytheon has won a $65 million worth contract to provide engineering and software support to electronic warfare receivers on board the EA-18G aircraft for and US Navy under the foreign military sales program. The Northrop Grumman AN/ALQ-227 Communication Countermeasures Set/Electronic Attack Unit (CCS/EAU) is an electronic device designed to intercept, process and jam signals, while determining their direction.The AN/ALQ-227 along with the ALQ-218 is part of the Northrop Grumman Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) kit developed for EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft. Both systems are located on wing tip pods and gun bay pallets in addition to antennas and receives throughout the EA-18G airframe.

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