Electronic Attack Pod Upgrade Program (EA PUP)

Make up a descriptionNorthrop Grumman's EA PUP solution, an upgraded ALQ-131 EA pod, is fully capable of operating in support of A-10, C-130, F-15 and F-16 aircraft and aircrews.

A key capability for the pod upgrade is Northrop Grumman's proven digital radio frequency memory, a common component for flagship electronic warfare systems. This digital receiver/exciter technology makes a fourth-generation aircraft survivable in a fifth-generation world. Northrop Grumman is utilizing mature technology across a number of programs providing scalable and economical unique electronic warfare capability to gain fifth generation abilities in form/fit packages for U.S. Air Force fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

Northrop Grumman has delivered more than 500 digital radio frequency memories which are installed on F-16s and other modern fighter aircraft. The company has more than 60 years of experience in electronic warfare protecting B-1, B-52, F-15, F-16, F-18, F-35 and SR-71 aircraft and aircrews.