The US Navy has confirmed that Raytheon has been selected to supply the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) system.
The US Navy has confirmed that Raytheon Co. will be completing the preliminary design of its Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) system for the EA-18G Growler advanced electronic attack aircraft. The NGJ adds up-to-date electronic-warfare (EW) capability to the Navy’s fighting force. The work is based on a previous Naval award for $279.4 million to conduct the technology development phase of the program. The Navy was advised in November 2013 by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to re-evaluate properly document the proposal following a protect by a competitor.
Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems business, notes: “Our offer represents the best of Raytheon’s innovative capabilities and leadership in advanced next generation AESA-based electronic attack systems, and we look forward to partnering with the Navy to deliver this critical national security capability for the warfighter.”
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