Air Force, Northrop Grumman

B-52 electronic warfare suite gets $25.7 million in support

The Air Force’s 542nd Combat Sustainment Group, which is responsible for purchasing support for all Air Force electronic warfare systems, has given Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., of Rolling Meadows, Ill.,  a $25,739,773 contract to provide electronic warfare engineering services for the B-52H.  Northrop built the AN/ALR-46 digital warning receiver for the B-52, whic detects radar emissions in the 2GHz to 18GHz band, and can simultaneously identify up to 16 radar signals; and the Northrop Grumman’s AN/ALQ-155 jammer power management system, which gives the aircraft gives 360° coverage in D,E,F,G, and H radar bands.


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