Kitron to Build IF Receiver Tech for Northrop’s F-35 Radars

F35Northrop Grumman has ordered about $60.4 million in intermediate-frequency receivers from Kitron for the radar systems of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

Kitron said Thursday it will also provide technical know-know, create IF radar receiver prototypes and manufacture sub-assembly testing equipment under a manufacturing license agreement  with Northrop.

Northrop builds radar technology for integration into F-35s.

Norway-based Kitron provides electronic circuit boards manufacturing, prototyping, material analysis and test development services to customers worldwide.

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