Tag Archives: EA-18G Growler

Dyncorp Wins NAWCAD IDIQ Contract to Provide Aircraft Services; Joe Dunaway Quoted

Aircraft Services

Dyncorp International (DI) has been awarded a $32.5 million firm-fixed price, cost reimbursable Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Patuxent River, Md., to continue to provide organizational, selected intermediate, and limited depot level maintenance and logistics services. Work will be performed at the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center (NAWDC) in Fallon, Nev.

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L3Harris Wins $496M U.S. Navy Contract to Deliver Prototype Tactical Jamming Pods; James Geurts Quoted

James Geurts

L3Harris Technologies has been awarded a five-year, $496 million contract by the U.S. Navy to deliver prototype tactical jamming pods. L3Harris’ pods will  be designed to extend U.S. Air superiority. “The efforts by all those involved enabled the Navy to move forward in a rapid manner to bring this new critical capability to bear for our war fighters, saving years in operational development,” said James Geurts.

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Navy Concludes Dev’t Test of New Mid-Band Jammer

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The U.S. Navy trialed the performance of its Raytheon-made, mid-band jammer prototype in a three-month testing period. Engineering development models of the Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band demonstrated basic functions and data collection of electromagnetic environmental effects in an anechoic chamber, Naval Air Systems Command said Thursday.

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Navy to Implement Cockpit Air Safety System in Aircraft

The Navy plans to install a cockpit pressure monitoring and warning system on fighter aircraft to reduce physiological events among pilots, USNI News reported Thursday. The service branch intends to implement this new system in over a thousand F/A-18A-D Hornet, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft, the report noted. 

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Leo Davies: F-35 Helps Drive Australia’s Force ‘Interoperability’ with US, Regional Partners

Leo Davies, chief of Australia’s air force, has said he believes the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft will help increase connections between the armed forces of Australia, the U.S. and regional allies, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Davies told a forum hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies that the F-35 offers interoperability …

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Report: Trump Eyes Boeing Super Hornet Combat Jet Order

President Donald Trump looks to acquire a new variant of Boeing-built Super Hornet fighter jets to replace some orders of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 aircraft, DoD Buzz reported Friday. Oriana Pawlyk writes Trump told reporters at the launch of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner planes that the U.S. government could place some orders of F/A-18XT Super Hornet …

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Australian F-35, EA-18G Jets to Debut in March

Australia’s defense ministry will showcase a pair of Lockheed Martin-built F-35A fighter jets at the Australian International Airshow on March 3. The airshow will mark the Australian debut of F-35 planes in conjunction with the country’s first Boeing-built EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft, Australia’s air force said Tuesday. “The F-35A will bring significant opportunities to Australian …

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