Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business (NYSE: RTX), has announced the Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band took its first flight test on an EA-18G Growler, the company said.
The Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band is an advanced electronic attack system that denies, disrupts and degrades enemy technology, including communication tools and air-defense systems.
The first flight took place at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, meeting all objectives. Future mission systems flight testing will demonstrate weapons system control, power generation, and electromagnetic compatibility between jammer and aircraft, as well as the performance of NGJ-MB´s high-capacity digital waveform generation and active electronically scanned arrays in flight against a variety of targets.
Raytheon Intelligence & Space is a developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world.