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US Air Force awards Rockwell Collins contract for anti-jam GPS receiver

12 November 2018

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.US Air Force F-16s will be the first combat fighter aircraft to receive Rockwell Collins' latest DIGAR. (US Air Force)US Air Force F-16s will be the first combat fighter aircraft to receive Rockwell Collins' latest DIGAR. (US Air Force)

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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