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ITT receives $111 million contract to produce electronic countermeasure system for U.S. Navy’s F-18 E/F Super Hornet


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced it has been awarded a $111 million fixed-price contract and authority for full rate production of the AN/ALQ-214(V)3, an integrated countermeasure system that provides self-protection capability to the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet tactical aircraft. The contract is part of the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures System (IDECM) from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland.

Under the contract, some systems will be delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force for their F/A-18 E/F platforms, representing the first international sale of the system.

“ITT is pleased and privileged to be a provider of these important self-protection systems,” said ITT Electronic Systems President Chris Bernhardt. “We look forward to continuing production of these electronic countermeasures systems supporting U.S. and allied forces.”

ITT Electronic Systems is a leading supplier of information and electronic countermeasure technologies, systems and services that enable mission success and survivability for a broad range of military aircraft. Its Gilfillan radar systems provide state-of-the-art air defense, surveillance, multifunction and air traffic control radar systems for U.S. and international land and maritime applications.


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