Tag Archives: C4ISR

Northrop Unveils Retrofit Aircraft Navigation Info System

Northrop Grumman has unveiled a system that aims to provide aircraft position, heading and attitude information to pilots. The company’s Germany-based navigation systems subsidiary also included inertial measurement units in the LCR-200 attitude and heading reference system, Northrop said Monday. Northrop Grumman LITEF designed its first micro-electromechanical systems-based AHRS for …

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BAE, DRS Making Army Target Location System Prototypes

BAE Systems and DRS Technologies have each won contracts from the U.S. Army worth $30.9 million combined to design prototypes for a handheld electro-optical system, Military & Aerospace Electronics reports. The two companies will create between five and 20 prototypes for the Joint Effects Targeting Systems‘ target location designation system, …

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Lockheed Hands CBP 7th Orion Maritime Plane

Lockheed Martin has delivered a new P-3 Orion plane to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for the agency’s maritime patrol and reconnaissance operations. CBP has flown the Orion for more than 6,500 flight hours and seized more than 117,000 pounds of drugs, worth around $8.7 billion, in missions involving the plane, …

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GE Providing Boeing GPS Tech For SATCOM Systems; George Kiefer Comments

General Electric‘s aviation business unit has agreed to provide Boeing satellite navigation technology for Boeing’s satellite communications systems. Boeing’s Ka-band phased-array SATCOM antenna system is used for airborne mobile communications, intending to help transport data between aircraft and ground stations, GE said Wednesday. GE Aviation will supply tactical inertial navigation …

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