Exelis wins $17M contract to provide electronic warfare system

Exelis has won a $17 million contract to provide electronic support measures technology and services to Sweden.

Under the contract, Exelis will provide its ES-3701 electronic warfare system, which will boost Swedish submarines’ capabilities related to situational awareness, targeting, self-protection and surveillance, the company said in a release.

Through digital technology and modern signal processing, the ES-3701 system intercepts, measures and identifies complex signals in dense radio frequency environments even in the presence of interfering signals, Exelis said.

This contract is a subcontract awarded by shipbuilder Saab in Sweden.

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