List/Grid Tag Archives: Northrop Grumman

Raytheon to Develop Open Architecture for Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft; Jerry Powlen Comments

Raytheon to Develop Open Architecture for Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft; Jerry Powlen Comments

Raytheon has been awarded a 27-month, $15.5 million contract to develop an open architecture for the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The company will produce application-based systems for airborne… Read more »

Northrop Showcases New Battlespace C2 Platform; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Showcases New Battlespace C2 Platform; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Grumman has introduced a mobile command and control technology that aims to provide military users with a unified view of battlespace data during joint operations. The company is demonstrating… Read more »

Research and Markets: Weapons Modernization Efforts to Drive US Military Expenditure

Research and Markets: Weapons Modernization Efforts to Drive US Military Expenditure

A new Research and Markets report forecasts the U.S. military expenditure to reach $597 billion by 2020 from $560 billion in 2015, driven by the government’s efforts to retain military dominance through… Read more »

Strategic Defense Intelligence Report Forecasts Global UAV Market 6% CAGR Through 2025

Strategic Defense Intelligence Report Forecasts Global UAV Market 6% CAGR Through 2025

A new Strategic Defense Intelligence report projects the global unmanned aerial vehicle market’s compound annual growth rate at 5.66 percent from 2015 through 2025, with autonomous combat vehicles to dominate the… Read more »

Northrop Subsidiary to Expand ATC Communications Coverage in South Korea

Northrop Subsidiary to Expand ATC Communications Coverage in South Korea

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary in the U.K. will expand the air traffic communication system of the Incheon air traffic control center under a contract with the South Korean ministry of land, infrastructure and… Read more »

Northrop’s Global Hawk UAS on Display at Australian Air Show; Ian Irving Comments

Northrop’s Global Hawk UAS on Display at Australian Air Show; Ian Irving Comments

Northrop Grumman is showcasing the U.S. Air Force‘s RQ-4 Global Hawk Block 30 at the Avalon Air Show in Australia, where it arrived following a 3,500-mile flight from Guam, Defense News reported Saturday. Aaron… Read more »

Lockheed Execs See Opportunity in Air Force Bomber Joint Bid With Boeing

Lockheed Execs See Opportunity in Air Force Bomber Joint Bid With Boeing

Marillyn Hewson, CEO of Lockheed Martin, said she believes the company’s teaming agreement with Boeing to pursue a U.S. Air Force bomber development contract represents a “very important opportunity” for… Read more »

Northrop Taps Saab US Subsidiary for Radar Components

Northrop Taps Saab US Subsidiary for Radar Components

Northrop Grumman has selected a U.S.-based Saab subsidiary to provide components for the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar system of the U.S. Marine Corps for a $32 million subcontract. Saab Defense and Security USA… Read more »

Air Force’s 5-Year Spending Plan Outlines Tanker, UAV, Carrier, JLTV Funds

Air Force’s 5-Year Spending Plan Outlines Tanker, UAV, Carrier, JLTV Funds

Boeing could receive $15.6 billion over the next five years to fund the production of modified 767 jets for the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling operations, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Tony Capaccio writes… Read more »

Northrop Team to Offer New Design in Air Force Trainer Jet Competition

Northrop Team to Offer New Design in Air Force Trainer Jet Competition

The Northrop Grumman-led team of contractors in a competition to build a new trainer jet for the Air Force will offer a new airplane design for the $1 billion program, Aviation Week reported… Read more »

Alan Pellegrini: Thales Eyes US Military Helicopter Market With Northrop Subcontract

Alan Pellegrini: Thales Eyes US Military Helicopter Market With Northrop Subcontract

Thales will provide its i-FMS200 flight management system software to Northrop Grumman as part of the latter’s contract with the U.S. Army to upgrade its UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter fleet. Thales said Wednesday Northrop will… Read more »

3D Systems, Aerospace Firms, Universities to Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Tech R&D

3D Systems, Aerospace Firms, Universities to Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Tech R&D

3D Systems has landed two contracts worth more than $1 million to help the U.S. Air Force build three-dimensional printers for aerospace and defense technology manufacturing. The Air Force Research… Read more »

Northrop Grumman Reflector Launched with NASA’s Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

Northrop Grumman Reflector Launched with NASA’s Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

Northrop Grumman has incorporated a reflector system into NASA’s recently launched soil moisture mapping satellite in order to help the spacecraft collect data upon deployment. The AstroMesh-Lite reflector, developed by… Read more »

Northrop Gets Additional Order for Naval Aircraft Laser Mine Detectors

Northrop Gets Additional Order for Naval Aircraft Laser Mine Detectors

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract of an undisclosed value to produce five more AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection Systems for installation on the U.S. Navy‘s MH-60 helicopters. The company… Read more »

Lockheed Orders Northrop Beam Radars for Taiwan’s F-16s; Jeff Leavitt Comments

Lockheed Orders Northrop Beam Radars for Taiwan’s F-16s; Jeff Leavitt Comments

Lockheed Martin has ordered radar systems from Northrop Grumman for Lockheed’s project to upgrade Taiwan’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. Northrop is scheduled to deliver the first lot of 142… Read more »

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