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BAE Systems to supply IFF antenna groups to US and Australia
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems is providing antenna groups and retrofit kits for the USN and government of Australia in support of the OE-120B/UPX IFF programme.
Work on the $13.62 million contract modification from US Naval Air Systems Command is scheduled for completion by May 2024.
The modification exercises an option to procure five OE-120B antenna groups, three retrofit kits, three installation and checkout kits, and one delta installation and checkout kit for the USN; and one OE-120B antenna group and one retrofit kit for Australia.
OE-120B/UPX is an advanced, electronically steered shipboard antenna group used with identification and air traffic management systems. The antenna group supports a wide range of systems, including IFF, secondary surveillance radar and air traffic control radar.
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