Raytheon was contracted to provide the Air Force with its Global Positioning System Advanced Digital Antenna Production system. Under the $1.4 million Air Force Global Positioning Systems Wing award, Raytheon will deliver its ADAP systems to equip surface platforms and fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft for the U.S. Navy.
Officials say the ADAP, a next-generation version of the GAS-1 GPS antenna system, is designed to protect the GPS-based navigation technologies from jamming and interference.
"We have just had our best year ever for our GPS anti-jam product line," Jim Trail, Raytheon Systems Ltd. chief operating officer, said in a statement.
"This is a growing part of the business, as demonstrated by the increased demand ... for our new, more advanced ADAP product by the U.S. government."
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