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Northrop, Coast Guard, Navy Demo Fire Scout on Cutter Ship; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop, Coast Guard, Navy Demo Fire Scout on Cutter Ship; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy demonstrated an unmanned helicopter off the coast of Naval Base Ventura County on Dec. 5, Point Mugu. Navy and Coast Guard personnel controlled the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned… Read more »

Northrop Delivers F-16 AESA Radar System to Lockheed; Jeff Leavitt Comments

Northrop Delivers F-16 AESA Radar System to Lockheed; Jeff Leavitt Comments

Northrop Grumman has delivered an active electronically scanned array radar to Lockheed Martin under an F-16 radar modernization program. Lockheed contracted Northrop to provide its APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar… Read more »

John Fletcher: UK Shipping Firm Extends Northrop’s Services Contract

John Fletcher: UK Shipping Firm Extends Northrop’s Services Contract

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary will continue to provide marine electronics and related support to Carisbrooke Shipping following a renewal of their contract. The agreement calls for Northrop’s Sperry Marine unit… Read more »

Transparency Market Research: Global Military Radar Market to Reach $8.4B in 2019

Transparency Market Research: Global Military Radar Market to Reach $8.4B in 2019

Transparency Market Research has released a report that predicts the global military radar market will reach $8.44 billion in worth in 2019. The increase represents a 2.9 percent compound annual growth… Read more »

Rob Smith: Lockheed Updates Missile Defense Integration, Ops Center for Tests

Rob Smith: Lockheed Updates Missile Defense Integration, Ops Center for Tests

Lockheed Martin has updated a command and control system for the Missile Defense Agency to evaluate at MDA’s missile defense integration and operations center. The Command Control, Battle Management and Communications System is… Read more »

Bob Mehltretter: Lockheed Taps Northrop Attitude Control Instrument for 5th SBIRS Satellite

Bob Mehltretter: Lockheed Taps Northrop Attitude Control Instrument for 5th SBIRS Satellite

Lockheed Martin has selected Northrop Grumman‘s Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit to bring attitude control and sensor stabilization functions to the U.S. Air Force‘s fifth Space-Based Infrared System geosynchronous Earth orbit satellite. Bob Mehltretter,… Read more »

Northrop Hands Lockheed 4th Payload for AEHF Satellite

Northrop Hands Lockheed 4th Payload for AEHF Satellite

Northrop Grumman has delivered the fourth protected military communications payload for the U.S. Air Force‘s Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite to prime contractor Lockheed Martin ahead of its integration with the AEHF… Read more »

ReportsnReports Forecasts $133B C4ISR Global Market by 2020

ReportsnReports Forecasts $133B C4ISR Global Market by 2020

The global market for C4ISR — short for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — is forecast to become a $133 billion industry by 2020, new research from ReportsnReports says…. Read more »

Lockheed’s Horace Blackman: ‘Biggest Opportunities’ Lie in Federal Health IT Space

Lockheed’s Horace Blackman: ‘Biggest Opportunities’ Lie in Federal Health IT Space

Horace Blackman, Lockheed Martin’s vice president of health and life sciences, attributes new business growth opportunities to the federal health information technology market, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Jay Hancock writes Lockheed Martin’s business with… Read more »

Northrop Hands Navy 1st MQ-8C Autonomous Helicopter; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop Hands Navy 1st MQ-8C Autonomous Helicopter; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop Grumman has handed over the U.S. Navy‘s first MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaisance missions. The MQ-8C is designed to have a larger airframe and… Read more »

Northrop Inks Lease Deal for North Dakota UAS Test Site

Northrop Inks Lease Deal for North Dakota UAS Test Site

Northrop Grumman has submitted a letter of intent to be a tenant at the Grand Sky business park at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota, one of six states that have been… Read more »

Northrop, Air Force Complete Minuteman III Flight Test; Lori Belnap Comments

Northrop, Air Force Complete Minuteman III Flight Test; Lori Belnap Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Air Force have completed a flight test of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system. The missile reached the Marshall Islands-based Ronald Reagan test site 30 minutes… Read more »

Dennis Swanson: Boeing Delivers 6th P-8I to India Ahead of Flight Trials

Dennis Swanson: Boeing Delivers 6th P-8I to India Ahead of Flight Trials

Boeing has delivered a new variant of its P-8A Poseidon surveillance plane to India under a contract signed in 2009 for eight P-8I aircraft to support the country’s maritime patrol activities. The… Read more »

Northrop Closes Review Phase of Air Force’s Polar Comms System; Linnie Haynesworth Comments

Northrop Closes Review Phase of Air Force’s Polar Comms System; Linnie Haynesworth Comments

Northrop Grumman  has completed the integrated baseline review for the U.S. Air Force‘s Enhanced Polar System Control and Planning Communication technology. The company performed production, deployment and initial sustainment evaluation for the communications system… Read more »

Northrop Places Mesh Reflector on NASA Soil Moisture Research Satellite; Geoff Marks Cinnebts

Northrop Places Mesh Reflector on NASA Soil Moisture Research Satellite; Geoff Marks Cinnebts

Northrop Grumman has installed its AstroMesh Reflector on NASA‘s Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite ahead of SMAP’s launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in January. The company said Friday it designed the mesh reflector to aid SMAP… Read more »

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