WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — DMR is a software reprogrammable radio system with embedded cryptography that provides all radio frequency (RF)-to-baseband and baseband-to-RF conversion functions foe beyond LOS and satellite communications systems between 2.0 megahertz to 2.0 gigahertz.
"General Dynamics Mission Systems [of] Scottsdale, Arizona is being awarded a $198,082,976… contract for the continued procurement, manufacturing, testing and delivery of AN/USC-61(C) digital modular radio (DMR) systems," the Defense Department press release said on Wednesday.
Under the contract, the company will also provide high frequency distribution amplifier group components, spares for both systems and engineering services to support their continued fielding and maintenance plans, the Defense Department said.
Additionally, Northrop Grumman has been awarded a more than $444-million contract to provide infrared countermeasure systems for large military aircraft, the Defense Department said.
The release noted that under a foreign military sales clause, Canada and Bahrain will receive $17,200,000 worth of the AAQ-24 systems. Work under the contract is scheduled for completion by December 14, 2022.
Northrop Grumman also won more than $23 million to provide for Joint Counter-Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) systems, designed to protect troops, vehicles and permanent structures against radio-controlled improvised explosive devices.