Harris providing electronic warfare gear to Morocco

Harris Corporation is to supply electronic warfare countermeasure suites to the Royal Moroccan Air Force.
By Richard Tomkins   |   Jan. 11, 2017 at 11:02 AM
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MELBOURNE, Fla., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Harris Corporation is to supply advanced electronic warfare threat protection systems to the Royal Moroccan Air Force.

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract was issued by the U.S. Air Force's Warner Robins Air Logistics Center and involves the AN/ALQ-211 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite, or AIDEWS.

AIDEWS is the only combat-ready electronic warfare system available to allied countries flying F-16 aircraft.

"AIDEWS' integrated radar warning and RF countermeasures defend against modern sophisticated electronic threats," said Ed Zoiss, president, Harris Electronic Systems. "Harris is committed to rapidly fielding this proven capability to support the Royal Moroccan Air Force's pilots and enable their mission."

The contract includes provisions for spare parts and support equipment and services for the EW system.

The contract carries a value of $91 million.

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