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Two Global Hawk UAVs fly and refuel in close formation as part of DARPA program - News

October 08, 2012
SAN DIEGO. Two NASA Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) completed the first autonomous aerial refueling between two high-altitude UAVs. Engineers at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Northrop Grumman, and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center have completed these flight demonstrations as part of DARPA's Autonomous High-Altitude Refueling (AHR) program.

New B-2 radar system field installations completed - News

October 01, 2012
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corp. have completed all the field installations of a new radar system from Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems in El Segundo, Calif., for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of B-2 stealth bombers. The radar -- produced for the Air Force's B-2 Radar Modernization Program (RMP) -- has an Advanced Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) antenna, a power supply, and an upgraded receiver/exciter.

US Army exercises option on 44 Northrop Grumman STARLite radar systems for MQ-1C Gray Eagle UAS - News

September 21, 2012
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. – An additional 44 Northrop Grumman AN/ZPY-1 Small Tactical Radar – Lightweight (STARLite) wide-area surveillance radars will be leveraged by the U.S. Army for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The STARLite systems are composed of ground moving target and discount moving target indicator ability, as well as synthetic aperture radar, and have proved an effective instrument in providing aerial intelligence to warfighters. The deliveries that commence in April of 2013 and end in March of the following year, will bring the total number of contracted systems to 174.

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.