Sypris Wins Electronic Warfare Program
Completion of Test & Evaluation Phase Leads to Full-Rate Production
System to Add Electronic Attack Capability to Defend Navy Ships
The program is an electronic warfare improvement program for the
The system is software-defined, meaning that, unlike analog radars of the past, the transmitters and receivers can easily adjust to send and receive different waveforms and allow the system to be more easily adaptable.
The adaptability for active electronic attack comes as foreign aggressors are developing several new classes of missiles simultaneously at a significant rate. Systems like this program and new directed energy weapons are part of the Navy’s bet to improve the odds of survival in conflict without having to invest in expensive new missile systems.
The system’s game-changing capability for non-kinetic electronic attack options has the potential to do much more. From advanced communications to multi-role waveforms, the multi-function applications of the system will provide enhanced mission capabilities to the
“This award provides for the transition to full-rate production from low-rate initial production now that the operational test and evaluation phase has been successfully completed,” said
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