WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- Exelis has received a $12.3 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable, indefinite-delivery-indefinite quantity contract for work on the Advanced Self-Protection Jammer AN/ALQ-165, the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALQ-214, Aircraft Self Protection and the Software Improvement Project.
Work will involve providing engineering services and software support equipment products for the programs.
Services will also include engineering support for Australia, Kuwait, Finland and Switzerland under the Foreign Military Sales program.
Work will be done in New Jersey and has an expected completion date o June 2021.
The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division is the contracting activity.
The Navy's Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures program provides self protection capabilities against surface-to-air and air-to-air guided threats for F-18 fighter jets.
The program's equipment detects, identifies and manages electronic countermeasure responses to radar threats.