The US Air Force recently awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to provide its latest Digital Global Positioning System (GPS) Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR), according to a company statement.
DIGARs will provide navigation for US Air National Guard (ANG) and US Air Force Reserve Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft operating in contested, electromagnetic environments. Rockwell Collins said this will be the first combat fighter aircraft to receive the latest version of DIGAR.
The contract is a USD30 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) commercial contract for Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module Embedded GPS/Inertial Navigation System for pre-block F-16 aircraft. The contract provides for the procurement of Integrated GPS Anti-Jam Receiver 200 and GPS Embedded Module VII-2 spares with integration and engineering support and support integration with the F-16 Pre-Block 30/32 system upgrades, according to a Pentagon statement.
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