Military Embedded Systems

Radar jammer from Raytheon gets $171.6 million contract nod from U.S. Navy


July 06, 2021

Lisa Daigle

Assistant Managing Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Image: Raytheon Intelligence & Space

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon Intelligence & Space has won a $171.6 million contract to begin Low- Rate Initial Production for its Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) program, an advanced electronic attack system that is intended to give military pilots the ability to deny, disrupt, and degrade hostile technology, including communications tools and air-defense systems.

According to information from Raytheon, is aimed at making naval aviation more effective and increasing survivability and lethality of fourth- and fifth-generation fighters by its ability to jam multiple radars simultaneously. 

Work under the contract will be performed primarily in Texas, Mississippi, California, Indiana, and Massachusetts; it is expected to be completed in October 2023. 

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