BAE SYSTEMS Advanced Defensive System Deployed On U-2.NASHUA, N.H. -- BAE Systems' AN/ALQ-221 Advanced Defensive System (ADS) is now being deployed on U.S. Air Force U-2S reconnaissance aircraft and being used in military operations This is a list of missions, operations, and projects. Missions in support of other missions are not listed independently. World War I
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(2) (Error Correcting Mode) A Group 3 fax capability that can test for errors within a row of pixels and request retransmission. ) that provides U-2 pilots with situational awareness and self-protection against current and future complex threats. The U-2 routinely flies at altitudes greater than 70,000 feet and provides U.S. and allied forces with surveillance and reconnaissance information.
"Due to the hard work of many agencies, all of the necessary milestones have been satisfied and we declare the AN/ALQ-221 electronic warfare system initial operating capability," said Maj. Gen. Kenneth DeCuir, Air Force director of air and space operations.
The ADS culminates more than 40 years of BAE Systems ECM technology maturity and advancement. The system is an integral part of the Block 20 U-2S aircraft modernization program and is integrated with the upgraded avionics processor and multifunction cockpit displays.
System production of the AN/ALQ-221, which was developed at BAE Systems' Nashua, New Hampshire Nashua is a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA. As of the 2000 census, Nashua had a total population of 86,605, making it the second largest city in the state after Manchester. As of 2005, the population is estimated to be 87,986. facility, began in 2004 and is nearly complete. The last systems are scheduled to be delivered by the end of the month.
"It is extremely rewarding for our team to be able to field such a capable system for protecting U-2 pilots," said John Normand, BAE Systems' U-2 program manager.
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