L3Harris’ Waco, Texas aircraft modification center completed the integration of the U.S. Air Force’s newest electronic warfare aircraft and is preparing for delivery, including the initial coat of paint. The Compass Call Cross Deck team – L3Harris Technologies, BAE Systems and Gulfstream – is focused on delivering the EC-37B fleet to replace the retiring EC-130H electronic attack platform. Upcoming milestones include flight and mission system testing for the aircraft.
L3Harris’ aircraft modification centers offer a one-stop solution for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, aircraft engineering, complex system integration, aircraft modification, flight testing and certification, Contractor Logistics Support and electronic warfare platform solutions and services on diverse military and civil aircraft platforms for customers around the globe.
The company has decades of experience in platform overhaul, conversion, missionization and mission system development and design for delivering the high-quality, low-risk solutions to meet our customers’ current mission needs and equip them to address their future mission demands.
It also manages the only privately-operated airborne mission system test ranges in the United States. It is staffed by experienced aerospace engineers who provide testing and validation of complex mission systems, including signals, communications and electronic intelligence; radar warning receiver and electronic countermeasures testing; and radar threat simulation from multiple emitters proprietary to L3Harris.