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G/ATOR Radar System finishes government testing - News

April 09, 2013
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. Northrop Grumman's AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system finished two phases of government developmental testing at the U.S. military's Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) and already has moved into the next phase of developmental testing to prepare for the future operational assessment with the U.S. Marine Corps.

U.S. Navy taps Northrop Grumman for NGC2P tactical data link processor upgrade - News

April 05, 2013
SAN DIEGO. Northrop Grumman has been contracted $80 million to enhance the Next Generation Command and Control Processor (NGC2P), a shipboard tactical data link communications processor that provides real-time combat information about friendly and enemy activity. The five-year indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery award was issued January 9th by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego. The contract also contains a two-year option worth an additional $15 million.

Advanced high-res sensors produced for Hawk Air Defense System by Northrop Grumman - News

March 26, 2013
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL. Northrop Grumman Corp. engineers developed the Fourth Generation Tracking Adjunct Sensor (4G TAS), which is the latest upgrade to the company's high-resolution electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensors that are used for the Hawk air defense system. The sensors detect and track low, fast targets in day and night conditions and passes them on to the Hawk's fire control radar.

Common Imagery Processor from Northrop Grumman processes, transmits Global Hawk testbed data - News

March 14, 2013
BALTIMORE. The Northrop Grumman Common Imagery Processor (CIP) demonstrated the ability to receive, process, and disseminate Global Hawk Block 40 data on the Distributed Common Ground System – Imagery (DCGS-I) testbed in a flight event at China Lake, CA in late 2012. After the testbed received Global Hawk Block 40 concurrent modes data, CIP processed and transmitted the data to downstream ground station components for analysis.

Navy orders more Fire Scout unmanned helicopters from Northrop Grumman - News

March 13, 2013
SAN DIEGO. Northrop Grumman won a U.S. Navy contract valued at more than $71 million to build six more next-generation Fire Scout unmanned helicopters. The Fire Scout endurance upgrade, dubbed the MQ-8C and based on Bell Helicopter's 407, will enable ship commanders to have greater range, endurance, and payload capacity over the current Fire Scout MQ-8B variant.

Northrop Grumman designates five centers of excellence in consolidation effort - News

March 07, 2013
FALLS CHURCH, VA. Northrop Grumman has designated five U.S. centers of design and integration excellence as part of a long-term effort to reduce facilities and costs. The centers will consolidate work supporting the company’s Aerospace Systems sector in the areas of manned aircraft, unmanned systems, and electronic attack, and integrate work from elsewhere at sites in Florida, New York, and California. Northrop also announced plans to close its Dominguez Hills, CA, Information Systems sector facility, and complete the closure of the Norwalk, CT site.

Northrop Grumman UAS Mission Management Control System completes successful flight demonstration - News

February 07, 2013
SAN DIEGO. The first successful flight of the RQ-4 Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) using Open Architecture (OA)-based Command and Control (C2) software and hardware has been completed by Northrop Grumman. Developed by Northrop’s Common Mission Management System (CMMS), the Mission Management Control System (MMCS) used in the demonstration is an open standards-based common hardware and software architecture intended for implementation across UAS platforms to ease training requirements and increase effectiveness. Held in December, the flight demonstration, was part of the Ground Station Technical Refresh contract and was sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk Program Office.