Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2006
Total Production: ?
Unitary Cost: USD$18 million
Also Known As: Tactical Jamming System Receiver
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman* and Times Microwave   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: AN/ALQ-218
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: ?
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Description: The AN/ALQ-218 Tactical Jamming System Receiver (TJSR) is an Electronic Warfare (EW) receiver suite designed by Northrop-Grumman to replace the ALQ-99 receiver subsystem onboard the US Navy EA-6B aircraft under the ICAP III airborne electronic attack system. It provides precision passive radar threat detection, identification, precision geolocation, and jammer control.

In March 2006 the US Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Lot II full rate production contract worth $73 million. The contract was for production of four AN/ALQ-218s under ICAP III program to be delivered by September 2009. In September 2006 the US Navy added a $22 million for ICAP III spares.

AN/ALQ-218 TJSR Applications

Combat Aircraft EA-18G Growler EA-6B Prowler

AN/ALQ-218 TJSR News

There are 3 news between
16 Aug 2007 and 29 Sep 2008
Monday, September 29, 2008US Navy Awards Contract to Produce Fourth Lot of Airborne Electronic Attack Systems
Monday, May 5, 2008US Navy Awards Third Order for ICAP III Airborne Electronic Attack Systems
Thursday, August 16, 2007US Navy to Upgrade Three More EA-6B Prowler Electronic Attack Aircraft

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