LANSDALE, Penn. – CAES, a leading provider of mission critical electronic solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at more than $24.6 million from Lockheed Martin to provide additional Antenna Array Panel Assemblies (AAPA) and Spares to the US Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2, which continues to improve the AN/SLQ-32 passive electronic support capability.

“CAES is proud to continue our partnership with Lockheed Martin on the SEWIP Block 2 program which provides vital electronic warfare protection for our fleet,” said Mike Kahn, CAES President and CEO. “CAES’ reliable electronic warfare components are advancing technology to protect our war fighters on land, air and sea.” 

The SEWIP program updates the Navy’s AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare systems and adds new functionality to its combat system interfaces. SEWIP Block 2 is deployed on many Arleigh Burke class Guided Missile Destroyers. CAES has been a partner of choice with Lockheed Martin on all of the SEWIP Block 2 antenna array panel assemblies. 

With decades of antenna and electronic warfare design expertise, CAES manufactures a wide variety of innovative antennas and antenna subsystems. For more information on CAES antennas as well as other electronic warfare offerings, please visit

About CAES
CAES is a pioneer of advanced electronics for the most technologically challenging military and aerospace trusted systems. As the largest provider of mixed-signal and radiation-hardened technology to the United States aerospace and defense industry, CAES delivers high-reliability RF, microwave and millimeter wave, microelectronic and digital solutions that enable our customers to ensure a safer, more secure planet. On land, at sea, in the air, in space and in cyberspace, CAES’ extensive electronics and enhanced manufacturing capabilities are at the forefront of mission-critical military and aerospace innovation.