Latest stories

  • Northrop Demos Mine Warfare at Australia-Sponsored Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Northrop Demos Mine Warfare at Australia-Sponsored Event

    Northrop Grumman has performed a demonstration of its mine hunting system on an unmanned surface vehicle during the Australian navy’s Autonomous Warrior 2018 exercise. The company said Monday its AQS-24B system installed on the mine hunting unmanned surface vessel reduced time spent for mine clearance, delivered accurate undersea detection, and kept sailors away from the minefield. The system […] More

  • Alan Lytle: Northrop to Merge Minehunting Sensor With Autonomous Target Recognition System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Alan Lytle: Northrop to Merge Minehunting Sensor With Autonomous Target Recognition System

    Northrop Grumman and SeeByte have partnered to incorporate data from a minehunting sensor into a technology platform that works to automatically recognize targets. The partnership seeks to integrate the SeeTrack autonomous target recognition system with the AQS-24B minehunter device that uses a side-scan sonar and a laser line scanner to navigate the ocean floor, Northrop said Thursday. Alan Lytle, […] More

  • Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech

    Northrop Grumman and Atlas Elektronik‘s U.K. subsidiary have jointly demonstrated an unmanned mine hunting system during the Belgian Defense Technology and Industry Day trials in Zeebrugge, Belgium. Northrop said Monday its AQS-24B mine hunting sensor was integrated with Atlas Elektronik UK‘s ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel during the tests. Alan Lytle, vice president of undersea systems at Northrop’s mission systems business […] More

  • Northrop Demos Mine Hunting Platform With Unmanned Surface Vehicle at UK Navy Exercise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Northrop Demos Mine Hunting Platform With Unmanned Surface Vehicle at UK Navy Exercise

    Northrop Grumman has demonstrated a mine hunting platform with an Atlas Elektronik-built unmanned surface vehicle at the Unmanned Warrior Exercise hosted by the U.K. navy in Scotland. The ARCIMS autonomous surface vehicle deployed the Northrop-developed AQS-24B mine hunting tool to perform mine detection, classification and localization functions in a simulated mine field during several mission scenarios […] More

  • Navy Receives Initial Batch of Northrop Mine-Hunting Sonar Upgrade Kits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Navy Receives Initial Batch of Northrop Mine-Hunting Sonar Upgrade Kits

    Northrop Grumman has produced the first of three batches of tools for the U.S. Navy to modernize the service branch’s current mine-hunting countermeasure technology. The tools have been delivered to the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Panama City division  in Florida and are designed to update 27 AQS-24A mine-hunting devices into the AQS-24B configuration, Northrop said Wednesday. The Navy’s HM-12, -14 and -15 Mine Countermeasures […] More

  • Northrop to Demo Mine-Hunting Sensor Tech at UK's Unmanned Warrior Exercise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Northrop to Demo Mine-Hunting Sensor Tech at UK’s Unmanned Warrior Exercise

    Northrop Grumman will demonstrate a sensor technology designed for mine detection, localization and classification at the Unmanned Warrior exercise to be hosted by the U.K. navy in October. The company said Thursday its AQS-24B mine-hunting system will be towed by an Atlas Electronik UK-built ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel in a simulated environment  during the event to exhibit how the sensor […] More

  • Northrop, Navy Demo Mine Hunting System; Alan Lytle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Northrop, Navy Demo Mine Hunting System; Alan Lytle Comments

    Northrop Grumman has tested the performance of its mine hunting system to process synthetic aperture sonar in a U.S. Navy demonstration. The AQS-24B mine hunting system processed sonar data at a speed of 18 knots during the field test at the Navy Central Command in Bahrai, the company said Monday. “The AQS-24B represents a significant advancement of the U.S. […] More

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Receive Daily News Briefing And Event Updates Straight to Your Inbox