Monday, January 7, 2013
NAVAIR Selects Cobham for Additional Low Band Transmitters
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded a $31.7 million contract to Cobham to provide the AN/ALQ-99 low band transmitter-antenna group (LBT-AG) for EA-6B and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft.
The LBT-AG provides protection for strike aircraft by disrupting enemy radar and communications, Cobham said.
Cobham will be providing the low band transmitters for undisclosed foreign military operators, as the contract includes the first installment of a two-part procurement for foreign military sale (FMS). More