Modernisation of the NATO Deployable Air Command and Control Component (DACCC) will be completed by 2023.
E-3 Sentry fleet to undergo communications network upgrade
The entire fleet of E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) aircraft operated by the USAF will receive a communications network upgrade modification from OEM Boeing, under a $10.13 million contract announced by the DoD on 26 February.
Work on all 31 aircraft will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to be completed by 31 May 2024.
Boeing is already working on a $1 billion contract from NATO, awarded in November 2019, to modernise the E-3A fleet to sustain operations until 2035.
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The Moving Target Recognition programme ultimately aims to develop automatic algorithms that would enable synthetic aperture radars to detect mobile ground targets.
The partial acquisition of GEM elettronica — with the option to take full control — should see Leonardo expand its position in the naval sensor market.
AEC will install the A31U18240-3 and A31U18240-4 ESTS configuration for Saudi F-15 aircraft.
Elbit Systems of America will provide more equipment to meet the USMC Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle requirement.
Performance-based logistics contract for Telephonics covers support for radar and communication systems on USN MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters.