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LM and Raytheon tie up for USN EW contract

2nd February 2012 - 09:46 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


Lockheed Martin has announced that it is teaming with Raytheon to compete for the US Navy’s electronic attack anti-ship missile requirement.

In a statement released on 31 January the company said that the navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 upgrade will seek to ‘cost effectively enhance the electronic attack capability of its AN/SLQ-32 V(3) and V(4) electronic warfare systems to counter threat technology advances’.

‘SEWIP Block 3 is the latest upgrade in an evolutionary succession the [US] navy is pursuing for its EW system. Each upgrade incrementally adds new defensive technologies and functional capabilities,’ the statement read.

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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