Lockheed to upgrade Navy electronic warfare defenses under $154M contract
- By Mark Hoover
- Jul 23, 2015
Lockheed Martin has won a $154 million contract to upgrade the Navy’s electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats like anti-warfare missiles.
Under the contract, Lockheed will provide additional systems to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32 systems on aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and other warships with capabilities to determine if the electronic sensors of foes are tracking the ship, the company said in a release.
The contract is part of the Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program, or SEWIP.
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