SOURCE: DRS Technologies

DRS Technologies

December 29, 2010 10:42 ET

DRS Defense Solutions Wins $37 Million Contract for Jordanian Electronic Warfare Battalion System

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - December 29, 2010) - DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRS Technologies, Inc., announced today that its Intelligence, Communications and Avionics Solutions (ICAS) business unit in Merrimack, NH, was awarded a $37.1 million contract for the production of an Electronic Warfare Battalion (EWB) System for the Jordanian Armed Forces.

Under terms of this Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract, the company will supply two advanced ground based Electronic Warfare Company configurations. Each consists of one electronic warfare operations center, two electronic attack systems and six electronic support/surveillance systems.

The award was made by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, NJ. 

"This award illustrates our strategy and supports our mission to provide superior electronic warfare capabilities for dominance on the electronic battlefield," said Logen Thiran, ICAS president. "We are pleased to provide the Jordanian Armed Forces with these advanced, turn-key electronic warfare battalion systems."

DRS ICAS, LLC, a business unit of DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, addresses industry opportunities to better service its customers by providing capabilities in areas such as communications, irregular warfare, avionics, tactical radios and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR).

DRS Defense Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccancia Company, is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with more than 3400 employees around the globe. DRS Defense Solutions provides advanced products, services and systems integration in the areas of intelligence and sensor technologies, security, cyber warfare, sonar, communications, electronic warfare, training systems, satellite communications, control systems and unmanned technologies.

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