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US Army moves out with new radar jamming R&D

12th November 2019 - 14:05 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

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The US Army has put electronic warfare manufacturer BAE Systems on contract for research and development of advanced radar jamming technologies - a collaboration that will see the company look to specifically improve rotary and unmanned radar detection capabilities.

Rapid electronic component manufacturing arm, BAE Systems FAST Labs, will contribute to the programme by integrating RF jamming and sensing capabilities into a single system, with the inclusion of software-programmable antennas into a digital phased array, set to reduce the SWaP of existing systems. 

'This particular digital phased array capability would be a new addition to our rotary wing portfolio following

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