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Milestone C for SEWIP Block 3

29th January 2019 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Northrop Grumman has received authorisation to proceed with low rate initial production of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 AN/SLQ-32(V)7 electronic warfare system following a successful Milestone C decision, the company announced on 24 January.

Milestone C is a government led review to assess a programme’s performance and readiness to enter the production and deployment phase.

SEWIP Block 3 is the third in a series of block upgrades of the AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare system that provides electronic attack capability improvements required to counter the evolving anti-ship missile threat.

SEWIP Block 3 provides improved capability for non-kinetic electronic attack options.

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