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Northrop Gets Delivery Order for Navy UH-1Y, AH-1Z Mission Computers

Northrop Gets Delivery Order for Navy UH-1Y, AH-1Z Mission Computers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Helicopter-RadarNorthrop Grumman has received an $18.3 million delivery order to supply technical refresh mission computers and trays for integration into Lot 13 AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters for the U.S. Navy.

The company will also produce similar equipment for Pakistan under the foreign military sales program, the Defense Department said Friday.

Work will take place in Maryland, Utah and California through December 2018.

The Naval Air Systems Command obligated the full amount of the order from the service branch’s fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement and FMS funds.

AH-1Z attack helicopters are equipped with advanced aircraft weapons and survivability equipment for intended for expeditionary missions while UH-1Y utility helicopters are designed to engage threats and exfiltrate personnel.

Bell Helicopter is the manufacturer of both aircraft platforms.

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Written by Dominique Stump

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