Demand in the Middle East for ‘total systems integration’ in C4I reflects a broader interest in developing robust joint operating capabilities.
Boeing and USN to negotiate NGJ-MB integration contract extension
Boeing and the USN are in the process of negotiating an integration contract extension for the service’s Next Generation Mid-Band Jammer (NGJ-MB) electronic jamming pod.
Once signed, funds will be provided to Boeing so it can support additional NGJ-MB flight tests for Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) purposes.
In line with a larger Block 2 EW upgrade for the Boeing EA-18G Growler, the NGJ-MB pod has been designed to replace the AN/ALQ-99 Tactical Jamming System with AESA technologies capable of attacking targets at greater distances and multiple targets simultaneously, according to EW equipment manufacturer Raytheon.
A company spokesperson added that the pod has …
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