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BAE Gets $60.5M to Supply ALR-56 Radar Detectors and Spares for C-130J

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ALR-56M Components(click to view larger) BAE Systems Information and Electronics in Totowa, NJ received a task order (#0365) and option on a previously awarded contract worth $60.5 million to supply 62 ALR-56M radar warning receivers and 27 spares for the C-130J. The Defense Supply Center Warner Robins, Robins AFB in GA manages the contract (F09603-03-D-0001). BAE Systems’ ALR-56M [PDF] radar warning receiver detects a broad range of incoming radar signals and identifies and characterizes their origin as friend or foe, alerting the pilot when it detects threats to the aircraft. The task order, received June 10/09, was for 62 ALR-56M radar warning receivers and had a value of $46.5 million, a BAE spokesman explained. The option, exercised on July 15/09, was for 27 ALR-56M spares and had a value of $14 million. On Nov. 8/07, BAE received a $28.1 million task order (#0268) under the same contract to provide 28 AN/ALR-56M systems for new-production C-130Js. A BAE spokesman explained that the difference in per unit price for the two task orders was the result of a larger quantity of ALR-56M systems order in 2009 and internal efficiencies implemented by the company to bring the unit price down. He added that […]

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