Through an official statement, the United States Navy (US Navy) and the company BAE Systems signed an agreement for the acquisition of the system smart d2 as part of a transportation program A-47 This advanced system of the US Navy will be implemented in rotary and fixed-wing aircraft of the US Navy with the possibility of operation on future platforms.
The above contract, signed for a total of USD 13.5 million, deals with the integration of the company BAE Systems’ SMART D2 system into the operational aircraft comprising a ALE-47 Airborne Countermeasures Dispenser System, This Smart D2 system uses information from integrated Electronic Warfare (EW) sensors including Radar Warning Receivers (RWR) and Missile Warning Systems (MWS) to determine the correct response to intercept infrared guided missiles and incoming radio frequencies .
By incorporating the Smart D2 system, only key elements such as the programmer, sequencer, dispenser and consumables are changed. The scheduler has an up-to-date database of threats and identifies the payload, quantity and interval for each countermeasure. It also provides two-way communication of mission-critical information to allow pilots to make more informed decisions in the field.
About Smart D2 System:
Smart D² from BAE Systems is the next generation remediation system. It provides automation, communications and faster intelligence gathering to defeat existing and emerging threats to critical infrastructure.
Faced with the emergence of new threats, the system promises to respond to them by providing two-way communication so pilots can make decisions in real time. In turn, it works with existing warning systems, such as the Common Missile Warning System.
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