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Shipboard interrogator sets for Aegis combat ships contracted to Northrop Grumman - News

September 21, 2012
U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has inked an $11.5 million follow-on production contract with Northrop Grumman for fabrication, testing, and delivery of AN/UPX-24(V) interrogator sets. The firm-fixed-price contract will provide five open-architecture AN/UPX-24(V) processor sets to Aegis combat ships to enhance the vessels’ situational awareness and threat-detection capabilities.

Inertial Navigation System Eurofighter Tranche 3 to be supplied by Northrop Grumman - News

September 12, 2012
POMEZIA, Italy. Officials at Alenia Aermacchi and the Eurofighter Consortium selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to deliver inertial and satellite navigation systems for the Tranche 3 of the Eurofighter Typhoon multirole combat fighter aircraft.

3,000th overseas mission for BACN aboard E-11A aircraft - News

August 30, 2012
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30 – The Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) from Northrop Grumman completed its 3,000th overseas mission aboard the E-11A Bombardier Global Express BD-700 aircraft carrying out contingency support on July 14th. The high-altitude airborne communications and information gateway system conducted the mission out of the 451st Tactical Airborne Gateway at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, providing situational awareness and C2 through a collection of computers and radio systems that conducts comms and battlefield information connecting multiple warfighter and command points.

G/ATOR radar system sent to Wallops Island for developmental testing - News

July 27, 2012
BALTIMORE. The Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) from Northrop Grumman was delivered to Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Wallops Island in Virginia for the beginning developmental test phases. system The final and third phase of developmental test and AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR?s operational assessment will be performed in Yuma, Ariz.

Fire Scout unmanned helicopter training facility opened by Navy in Florida - News

July 12, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Northrop Grumman officials opened a new Fire Scout unmanned helicopter training facility for operators that has enhanced flight simulators, classroom instruction, and hands-on aircraft maintenance. It is located at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla.

F-35 DAS and AESA radar from Northrop Grumman detect, track, and target ballistic missiles - News

June 28, 2012
LINTHICUM, Md. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) and AN/APG-81 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar system from Northrop Grumman Corp. recently detected ballistic missiles during a demonstration in coordination with NASA the U.S. Air Force.

Navy E-6B gets secure, high-speed communications and networking upgrade from Northrop Grumman - News

June 27, 2012
SAN DIEGO. Northrop Grumman Corp. won a a $44.3 million U.S. Navy contract to install high-speed, secure communications and networking systems on an Navy E-6B Mercury aircraft, as part of the Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO) strategic communications relay mission.