US Navy Orders 46 Jammers for F/A-18 Hornets

On Thursday 30 July, the US Department of Defense announced that Exelis Inc, a subsidiary of Harris Corporation, had been awarded a $97.3 billion contract to supply the US Navy with 46 Lot XII integrated defensive electronic countermeasures AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 onboard jammer systems for its F/A-18

The order comprises repair of test assets and field support. Work is expected to be completed by December 2017.

By Andrew Drwiega