The US Department of Defense has announced integration of a next-generation jammer onto Boeing EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft.
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Boeing has been awarded US$11 million modification to a previously awarded contract, according to a contracts statement on 23 June.
The modification will provide continued aircraft integration and engineering manufacturing development software development, support for integration of next-generation jammer on EA-18G aircraft.
Funding will be provided by Royal Australian Air Force Cooperative Funds worth $8,604,519 and US Navy funds worth $3,039,000. Work is expected to be completed in January 2024.
The US Department of Defense also announced a US$35 million contract modification with Lockheed Martin for the development of Advanced Electronic Guided Interceptor System, test sites operation and maintenance at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, SPY-1A Test Facility and Naval Systems Computing Center.
Around US$5 million in US Navy funding, US$3 million in foreign military sales from Japan, US$2.3 million from Korea, and US$1.2 million from Australia. Work is expected to be completed by January 2024.