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Navy Tests Northrop-Made Submarine Flank Array Sonar

The U.S. Navy has tested an underwater acoustic technology Northrop Grumman  designed to help address the service branch’s flank array requirements for submarines as part of a Work for Private Parties agreement. Northrop said Nov. 14 the Advanced Flank Array sonar works to integrate with the service branch’s Virginia-class fast attack and Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines. The company invested …

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Northrop to Help Sustain Australian C-27J Airlifter Fleet

Northrop Grumman has secured a contract to provide sustainment, engineering and logistics services for the Australian air force’s fleet of C-27J Spartan battlefield airlifters. The C-27J through-life support contract has a five-year base period and a “rolling wave” clause to extend the contract period for up to 22 years based on contractor performance, Northrop …

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Northrop Hands 1st MQ-4C Triton UAS to Navy

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy‘s facility in Point Mogu, California. The company said Friday MQ-4C is built to provide a 360-degree coverage area for Navy intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Northrop aims to provide a second unit to the military branch before the …

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Northrop to Support DARPA’s Graph Processor Tech Project

Northrop Grumman has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help develop a graph processor chip technology as part of DARPA’s Hierarchical Identify Verify Exploit program. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with five other parties in efforts to examine the performance of graph algorithms when incorporated into the HIVE chip. HIVE …

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Northrop Grumman Lands Potential $75M Air Force IDIQ to Support Saudi Arabia’s Simulator Tech

Northrop Grumman‘s Amherst Systems business has received a potential $75 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide support services for Saudi Arabia’s Joint Threat Emitter platform. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center obligated $14,875,128 from foreign military sales funds at the …

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Report: Northrop to Deliver 2 Triton Drones to Navy

Northrop Grumman is set to hand over this year two MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy as the service intends to replace its fleet of P-3C Orion and EP-3E Aries II aircraft that work to perform maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The Navy …

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Northrop E-2D Aircraft Reaches Aerial Refueling Milestone

A Northrop Grumman-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft equipped with an aerial refueling system completed its first in-flight fuel transfer mission in July alongside a U.S. Navy KC-130 Hercules tanker. Northrop said Tuesday pilots conducted 10 dry plugs and two wet plugs throughout the four-hour flight transferring approximately 1,700 pounds of fuel …

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NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System to Carry Northrop-Made CERES Flight Model 6 Instrument

NASA has announced that a solar energy-measuring instrument from Northrop Grumman will launch aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Joint Polar Satellite System-1 in November. JPSS-1 is scheduled to lift off Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 4:47 a.m. Eastern time and will carry the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System Flight …

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Dong Ha Appointed CEO of Northrop’s South Korean Arm

Dong Ha, a retired U.S. Army colonel and 27-year military veteran, has been appointed CEO of Northrop Grumman‘s South Korean subsidiary. Northrop said Thursday Ha will oversee the company’s operations in South Korea as well as support current programs and in-country expansion initiatives. “Dong brings a deep understanding of South Korea's global …

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Northrop Receives Additional Navy Funds for EA-18G Tactical Jamming Receiver Upgrades

Northrop Grumman‘s systems business has secured an additional $20 million in contract funds from the U.S. Navy to update tactical jamming receivers designed to support airborne signals intelligence collection. The Defense Department said Friday the modification falls under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and covers upgrades to AN/ALQ-218(V) 2 radar warning receivers for the …

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