Harris gets USD88m to supply airborne jammers

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received an order for USD88 million 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 Corporation is a technology innovator, solving customer challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks.