MCS provides RF and IF products to Lockheed Martin

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Edited by the Electronicstalk editorial team Jan 26, 2011

Mercury Computer Systems is providing Lockheed Martin with advanced radio frequency (RF) microwave tuner and intermediate frequency (IF) products.

The deal has been made as part of the US Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 upgrade programme.

Lockheed Martin previously announced it was selected by the Navy in a competitive bid for the SEWIP Block 2 Upgrade for the next-generation AN/SLQ-32(V) Electronic Support Measures system.

Lockheed Martin will provide a modular enterprise solution based on its Integrated Common Electronic Warfare System (ICEWS), an integral part of which includes Mercury's Echotek Series microwave tuner and digital receiver.

Optimised for fast tuning and high performance, Mercury's reliable RF and IF products are suited for for demanding computing applications.

The SEWIP Block 2 Upgrade will include the receiver and antenna capabilities, as well as the combat system interface, of the legacy surface ship EW system.

Leveraging commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) electronics, the ICEWS is designed to scale across all ship classes in the Navy's surface fleet.

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