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Lockheed receives SEWIP Block 2 contract modification

15th February 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Lockheed Martin has received an $184 million contract modification to exercise options for full rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 2 systems, the company announced on 11 February.

Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will continue providing and upgrading the AN/SLQ-32 systems on US aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and other warships.

The company received an initial $148.9 million full rate production of SEWIP Block 2 systems contract in 2016 with four additional option years to upgrade the fleet's EW capabilities.

SEWIP Block 2 will expand upon the receiver/antenna group necessary to keep capabilities current with the pace of the threat and to yield improved system integration.

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