Raytheon wins $1 billion Pentagon contract for aircraft jammer systems

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Posted: Apr 13, 2016 5:27 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Raytheon Co is being awarded a $1.01 billion cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for 15 Next Generation Jammer engineering development model pods, the Defense Department said on Wednesday.

The Next Generation Jammer system is a pod-based tactical jammer that replaces the 40-plus-year ALQ-99 jammer system on the EA-18G aircraft, the department said.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)