Power supplies from Crane Aerospace & Electronics ordered by U.S. Navy

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., 16 Oct. 2010. Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, won a $7.9M contract from the U.S. Department of Defense, a for repair, upgrade, and new manufacture of high-voltage power supplies and high voltage distribution units for the AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system. Under the contract, Power Solutions will work with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana.

Oct 16th, 2010

Posted by John McHale

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., 16 Oct. 2010. Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, won a $7.9M contract from the U.S. Department of Defense, a for repair, upgrade, and new manufacture of high-voltage power supplies and high voltage distribution units for the AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system. Under the contract, Power Solutions will work with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana.

These products are designed to drive multiple traveling wave tubes for jamming oncoming missile threats. The production is scheduled to begin January 2011 be completed by September 2015.

The AN/SLQ-32(V) countermeasure system is installed on most U.S. Navy surface vessels, from frigates, destroyer classes to aircraft carriers, as well as several foreign military ships, and is the standard electronic warfare system that provides surveillance, warning, and countermeasures against complex missile attacks.

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