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Northrop Grumman Wins Air Force Award to Provide Electronic Warfare System for F-16

Jan 13, 2021, 10:03 AM by Lawrence Garrett
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USAF F-16C flying over desert. | Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway, USAF; Wikipedia, Public Domain

Air Force Times reports that Northrop Grumman “announced an Air Force award to complete a project for the electronic warfare suite for the F-16 fighter jet.” The “goal of the prototyping is to protect pilots from increasing radio frequency-guided weapons by detecting, identifying and defeating them, a Jan. 11 announcement from Northrop said.” The company’s “system will provide radar warning and advanced countermeasure capabilities and will be compatible with Northrop’s AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) aboard F-16s.”
Full Story (Air Force Times)