CAES, a number one supplier of mission essential digital options, is happy to announce it has been awarded a Low Fee Preliminary Manufacturing Part 2 (LRIP2) contract from Lockheed Martin Company. Below the contract, CAES will provide its excessive performing Phased Array Antennas to help Lockheed Martin’s Superior Off-Board Digital Warfare (AOEW) system. The announcement follows the Low Fee Preliminary Manufacturing Part 1 (LRIP1) Contract that CAES was awarded earlier this yr. The AOEW program delivers digital surveillance and assault capabilities for U.S. Navy Ships. The AOEW system has the power to work independently or with the ship’s onboard digital surveillance sensor, AN/SLQ-32(V)6 which additionally options CAES Antennas. CAES options allow the world’s most necessary missions. With many years of expertise and superior expertise, CAES designs and manufactures a full vary of arrays for aerospace and protection functions.

“We’re honored to proceed our work with Lockheed Martin to carry essential digital warfare capabilities to the U.S. Navy. Our distinctive mixture of longstanding RF expertise and subsequent era digital warfare expertise permits us to proceed to be a trusted companion of selection,” mentioned Mike Kahn, CAES President and CEO.


The Superior Off-Board Digital Warfare (AOEW) program will ship persistent digital surveillance (detection) and assault (countermeasure) functionality towards naval threats like anti-ship missiles (ASM). Lockheed Martin’s AOEW Lively Mission Payload (AMP) AN/ALQ-248 system, is a self-contained EW pod hosted by an MH-60R or MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, which offers the Navy superior ASM detection and response capabilities. Floor Digital Warfare Enchancment Program (SEWIP) permits the Navy to not solely see incoming threats, however to reply to them. The AOEW AMP AN/ALQ-248 can work independently or with the ship’s onboard digital surveillance sensor, SEWIP Block 2, to detect an incoming missile after which consider the place it’s going.

CAES is the world’s main supplier of flat plate, waveguide slot arrays for climate radar performance in industrial plane. For protection functions, Climate Radar, antenna arrays. CAES is a pioneer of superior electronics for essentially the most technologically difficult protection and aerospace trusted programs. As the biggest supplier of mixed-signal and radiation-hardened expertise to america aerospace and protection business, CAES delivers high-reliability RF, microwave and millimeter wave, microelectronic and digital options that allow our clients to make sure a safer, safer planet. On land, at sea, within the air, in area and in our on-line world, CAES’ intensive electronics and enhanced manufacturing capabilities are on the forefront of mission-critical army and aerospace innovation.