Cobham secures £50 million-plus contract for NATO electronic warfare pod systems
DORSET, United Kingdom - Cobham has secured a £50 million-plus ($65 million) contract to supply electronic warfare (EW) training pods for NATO as part of the NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) capability package.
Contracted to Leonardo, Cobham will deliver the full air and NATO Anti-Ship Missile Defense Evaluation Facility (NASMDEF) systems. In the air environment, the Cobham pods will provide complex and realistic EW training through radar and communications jamming as well as threat simulation.
The NASMDEF system is the first of its kind within NATO to provide next generation capability for anti-ship missile defence. Both EW training systems are designed to meet the evolving threat environment in which NATO JEWCS operates, enabling NATO forces to remain operationally ready to react to current and emerging threats.
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