Asia Pacific Defense Update – October 6, 2011

Korean Daewoo Expects to win a US$1.1 billion Indonesian Submarine Contract | Decision Time for M-MRCA | India to test 5,000 km Agni-5 IRBM by December | The Iranian Navy to get a new ‘Compact’ Submarine Next Year | ITT Packs new EW Pods for Pakistani F-16s | Australian Bushmasters get Upgraded Protection | Indonesia Considers Buying 24 Ex-USAF F-16C/Ds | Airbus Military, PT DI Indonesian to Modernize C295 Manufacturing Process

ITT Develops a Podded Version of the AIDEWS Electronic Countermeasure System

The ITT Corporation is developing a pod-version of the Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System (AIDEWS) already employed on non-U.S. F-16s. The pod will match the same form factor of the current ALQ-131 electronic countermeasures pod. The first customer of the new pod version is the Pakistani Air Force.