BAE Delivers 20,000th Warning Sensor to US Navy

7 June 2011 (Last Updated June 7th, 2011 18:30)

BAE Systems has delivered its 20,000th warning sensor for US Navy aircraft missile warning systems. The company has been providing sensor components for ATK's AN/AAR-47 missile warning systems since 1998. The laser detection sensors incorporate detectors and signal processing ass

BAE Systems has delivered its 20,000th warning sensor for US Navy aircraft missile warning systems.

The company has been providing sensor components for ATK's AN/AAR-47 missile warning systems since 1998.

The laser detection sensors incorporate detectors and signal processing assets to provide critical warning systems for surface-to-air and air-to-air missile threats.

The sensors enable the system to process warnings in real time, providing automated and direct flight response to battlefield threats.

The company also provides the sensor used by US Air Force and allied aircraft platforms to safely perform their respective missions.