Carrier Strike Groups and Littoral Strike Groups will need a new kind of early warning capability beyond 2029, the UK MoD believes.
FMS customers to obtain AN/AAR-47 sensors
The Weapon Systems division of Northrop Grumman is producing and delivering AN/AAR-47 missile warning sensors and associated replaceable equipment to the USAF and seven FMS customers, the DoD announced on 15 April.
An $8.31 million task order from Naval Air Systems Command includes 182 sensors, 54 computer processors, and 12 Countermeasures Signals Simulator test gun sets.
Recipients include the USAF and the governments of Austria, Bahrain, the Czech Republic, Greece, India, Morocco and Spain.
Work is expected to be completed in August 2022.
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An orbital platform was used for a tactical maritime experiment by DARPA.
A constellation of six LEO satellites should support the intelligence-gathering requirements of joint forces conducting multi-domain operations around the world.
MANET devices from Persistent Solutions will provide payload data link and C2 for the newest unmanned ISR platform in the USN.
Recently released prototype proposals would improve how the DoD manages its use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
CIRCM uses a laser transmitting modulated pulses to confuse an incoming IR-guided missile.