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$77.8M for ALR-67 Radar Warning on US, Australian Aircraft

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AN/ALR-67 V3(click to view full) Radar Warning Receivers (RWR) are essential to battlefield survival. They pinpoint the locations of friendly and enemy radar emitters, and warn pilots if they are being targeted. Future Super Hornet improvements will go a step further, and use their ALR-67 RWRs to pinpoint enemy radar emitters closely enough to allow immediate counter-targeting with GPS-guided weapons. Raytheon Electronics Systems in Goleta, CA recently received a $77.8 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0123), exercising an option for the full-rate-production of 97 Lot 9 AN/ALR-67(V)3 RWR. Ready for more, soon(click to view full) These systems are being produced for the U.S. Navy (24) and the Royal Australian Air Force (55), including spare weapon replaceable assemblies for the U.S. Navy (6) and for the RAAF (12). The US Navy installs ALR-67 systems on its F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets. Australia is currently installing them on its earlier-generation F/A-18 A/B Hornets as part of the HUG (Hornet UpGrade) program, after their own ALR 2002 RWR project failed. The RAAF procurement includes potential follow-on orders for engineering support and a 10-year performance-based logistics support program. Work will be performed in El Segundo, CA (27%); Goleta, CA (23%); Lansdale, PA […]

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