Harris gets USD88m to supply airborne jammers

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received a USD88 million order to supply electronic jammers for US Navy F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft, the company said.

The jammers protect the Navy jets from sophisticated electronic threats, including modern integrated air defense systems. The order was received during the third quarter of Harris´ fiscal 2016.

Under the modification to the contract awarded in July 2015, Harris will manufacture and deliver 48 on-board electronic warfare jamming systems for the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) program. Deliveries are expected to be completed by December 2018.

Harris is a leading technology innovator, solving our customers´ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. It supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately USD8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide.