The US Army has awarded a new contract to defence industry SRC to deliver next-generation, multi-mission electronic warfare systems.
Under the $32m contract, the company will be committed to provide the army with a wide range of research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) services to extend the life of the service’s counter remote-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) electronic warfare (CREW) duke systems over the next ten years.
SRC president and chief executive officer Paul Tremont said: “We are proud to be leading the continued development of the army’s innovative CREW Duke systems.
“These advancements will provide state-of-the-art electronic warfare capabilities to warfighters, helping to ensure both their safety and continued spectrum superiority.”
As part of the project, the company will use its counter IED capabilities to enable the warfighters to use advanced technology to meet growing requirements in the EW battlespace.
The upgraded technology will enable rapid reconfiguration of Army EW electronics to support a wide range of missions, including counter-IED, counter-unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and electromagnetic support.
US Representative John Katko said: “SRC continues to be a leader in technological development that protects our servicemen and women. The CREW Duke Electronic Warfare System gives our soldiers an adaptable, vehicle-mounted defensive capability that provides them increased survivability against improvised explosive devices.
“Technologies like CREW give our soldiers the tools to survive on an increasingly complex battlefield. I would like to thank SRC for their leadership within our community and look forward to helping them bring jobs back to Syracuse.”