Echidna  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2009
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Echidna 2A and EWSP
Origin: Australia
Corporations: BAE Systems
Parent System: Echidna
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2009
Total Production: ?
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Description: The BAE Systems Echidna is an Electronic Warfare Self Protection (EWSP) suite designed for the Australian Army's CH-47 Chinook and UH-60 Blackhawk fleets of helicopters under project Echidna. Its capabilities include detection, identification and tracking of emitters. The basic version designed for installation onto UH-60 helicopters includes radar warning and missile warning receivers (AN/AAR-60 MILDS), countermeasures dispensing system, dedicated controls, and integrated EWSP display. Additional sensors and countermeasures can be provided to larger platforms. As of early 2009, BAE Systems Australia was carrying out flight testing with an Echidna pod mounted on a Lear Jet as test bed platform.

Echidna Applications


Support Aircraft CH-47D Chinook UH-60A Blackhawk

Echidna News

There are 3 news between
18 May 2005 and 8 Jul 2009
Wednesday, July 8, 2009Echidna 2A EW System Ready for Deployment on Australian's Black Hawks
Wednesday, March 11, 2009BAE Systems Achieves Project Echidna Test Milestone
Wednesday, May 18, 2005Australia's AP-3C, S-70A and CH-47 Aircraft to Get MILDS Warners

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems

Grand Total ?1
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ALR2002D ComBat
AN/AAR-60 MILDS
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