Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1988
Total Production: 1,200
Unitary Cost: USD$900,000
Also Known As: ALR-56A, ALR-56C and ALR-56M
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: BAE Systems
Parent System: AN/ALR-56
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1988
Total Production: 1,200
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Description: The AN/ALR-56 radar warning receiver (RWR) is designed to detect incoming radar signals, identify, associate these signals to a known threat and alert the aircraft crew. The F-15A/B is equipped with ALR-56A model. The C-130J tactical transport aircraft is equipped with the ALR-56M system.

ALR-56 advanced variants (-56C and -56M) can be coupled to several countermeasures systems for optimal performance. It can integrated into many aircraft types such as B-52 (-56A and -56C), F-15C/D/E/K/S (-56C), B-1B (-56M), C-130J (-56M) and F-16 (-56M) combat aircraft.

As of July 2005, the ALR-56M has integrated onboard 34 US Air Force C-130Js and 22 Italian Air Force C-130J tactical aircraft. More than 1,000 radar warning sets have been ordered and delivered to the US Armed Forces and International customers.

On 25 July 2005, BAE Systems was awarded a $31 million contract for the procurement of 31 AN/ALR-56M radar warning receiver sets for integration into the US Marine Corps C-130J fleet along with ALR-56M line replaceable units (LRU) in support of the Taiwanese Air Force's F-16 fleet.

AN/ALR-56 Applications

Combat Aircraft B-1B Lancer B-52H Stratofortress F-15A Eagle F-15B Eagle F-15C Eagle F-15D Eagle F-15E Strike Eagle F-15K Slam Eagle Support Aircraft C-130J Super Hercules CC-130J Super Hercules EC-130J Commando Solo KC-130J Super Hercules WC-130J

AN/ALR-56 News

There are 14 news between
26 Mar 2007 and 20 Nov 2019
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019FMS: New Zealand Requests Sale of Five C-130J Aircraft
Thursday, September 19, 2019BAE Systems Awarded ALR-56C Upgrade Contract Through 2025
Friday, May 4, 2018FMS: Germany Requests Sale of Three C-130J and Three KC-130J Aircraft
Tuesday, November 10, 2015FMS: France Requests Two C-130J and Two KC-130J Aircraft
Friday, April 24, 2015FMS: India Requests Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft
Thursday, October 27, 2011FMS: India Requests Sale of Six CC-130J Aircraft
Thursday, November 18, 2010FMS: Oman Seeks Logistics Support and Training for a CC-130J Aircraft
Friday, July 2, 2010FMS: Oman Requests Logistics Support and Training for Two C-130J-30s
Monday, December 28, 2009FMS: UAE Requests Logistics Support and Training for 12 C-130J-30 Aircraft
Wednesday, July 30, 2008FMS: Israel Requests Sale of Nine C-130J-30 Aircraft

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