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US Air Force Awards L3Harris Technologies IDIQ Contract for Radar Proximity Sensors to Enhance Pilot Munition Targeting

Sep 30, 2019



  • New munition sensor to replace current DSU-33 equipment
  • Provides enhanced targeting capabilities
  • C-HOBS sensor addresses obsolescence, enhances performance and adds functionality

The U.S. Air Force has awarded L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) a seven-year IDIQ contract to provide advanced radar proximity sensors that will enhance pilot munition targeting.

The Cockpit-Selectable Height-of-Burst Sensor (C-HOBS) sensors will replace the current DSU-33 sensors and address obsolescence issues, enhance performance and add functionality.

“We have a long legacy of providing pilots enhanced targeting capabilities,” said Dave Duggan, President, L3Harris Precision Engagement Systems. “The new C-HOBS will support the men and women who keep the U.S. and its Allies safe worldwide.”

Work on the contract will be performed at L3Harris’ Precision Engagement Systems operations in Ohio and Texas. The sector is a recognized leader in the engineering, design, and manufacture of weapons and radar systems, unmanned aircraft systems, GPS solutions, and ground vehicle engines and transmissions.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in 130 countries.

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