ATK providing AAR-47 Missile Warning System components

  • 07-Nov-2010 08:49 EST
041221-N-5067K-056.jpg

A U.S. Navy HH-60H Seahawk test dispenses flares and chaff from the onboard AN/AAR-47 system. This system helps protect the helicopter from radar-guided and heat-intercept missile threats.

The U.S. Navy awarded ATK a $67-million contract for the production of AAR-47 Missile Warning System Weapon Replaceable Assemblies (WRAs), encompassing the production of new and retrofit components, optical sensors, control indicators, and computer processors. ATK's AAR-47 MWS is an electronic warfare system designed to protect helicopters and aircraft against surface-to-air missile threats. It also alerts aircrews to threats from laser-guided and laser-aided weapons. The systems are installed on more than 2600 fixed and rotary-wing aircraft including the C-5, C-17, C-130, P-3, AH-1W, UH-1N, V-22. Work under this contract will be performed at ATK's manufacturing facility in Clearwater, FL.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
4.50 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-12-20
Researchers from Iowa State University are expanding fundamental materials studies into research and development of new, all-solid-state technology for batteries.
2017-01-31
The 2016 Unmanned Canada (UC) conference, hosted in Alberta, provided a venue for many specialist companies to outline their programs for new UAV technologies, capabilities, products, and services.
2017-01-03
NRL scientists have demonstrated metallic spin filtering at room temperature using ferromagnet-graphene-ferromagnet thin film junction devices.
2017-03-28
Northrop Grumman recently completed its successful inaugural flight test of the UTC Aerospace Systems MS-177 sensor payload on an RQ-4 Global Hawk. The ability to carry more powerful sensors close the capability gap between the RQ-4 and soon-to-be-retired Lockheed U-2.

Related Items

Training / Education
2018-03-12
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-10-25
Book
2014-01-01