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September 23, 2022 | International, C4ISR

BAE Systems to develop filter technology to improve radar, communications, and electronic warfare capabilities

The COFFEE program aims to provide elemental-level protection for these systems against interferers that could adversely impact the operation in congested environments

https://www.epicos.com/article/741933/bae-systems-develop-filter-technology-improve-radar-communications-and-electronic

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    December 11, 2019 | International, Naval, C4ISR

    Saab Receives Order for Components for US Marine Corps G/ATOR Radar

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  • Contract Awards by US Department of Defense - November 12, 2019

    November 13, 2019 | International, Aerospace, Naval, Land, C4ISR, Security

    Contract Awards by US Department of Defense - November 12, 2019

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    February 18, 2022 | International, Aerospace

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