Raytheon AN/ALR-67(V)3 RWRDec 29, 2015 00:20 UTC
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems in Goleta, CA received an $89.5 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-09-C-0052) for 96 Lot 12 full-rate production AN/ALR-67(V)3 radar warning receivers (RWRs) for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornets.
A majority of the receivers, 68, are for the US Navy, but Switzerland is getting 25 and Australia 3. Switzerland is currently engaged in a program to upgrade its F-18 fleet, which includes purchases of the AN/ALR-67v3. And Australia is upgrading its radar after abandoning efforts to develop its own ALR 2002 radar warning system for the RAAF’s F/A-18 Hornets.
Raytheon’s AN/ALR-67v3 is a RWR that provides visual and audio alerts to F/A-18 aircrew when it detects ground-based, ship-based, or airborne radar emitters…