Tag Archives: CDR

Northrop Subsidiary Reviews Design of Radar Antenna Reflector for US-India Imaging Satellite

Northrop Grumman‘s Astro Aerospace subsidiary has performed a critical design review of the AstroMesh radar antenna reflector being developed for a joint imaging satellite of NASA and India’s space agency. AstroMesh will serve as a deployable mesh reflector for the large aperture antenna of the NASA-Indian Space Research Organization Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite, …

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Sikorsky Concludes Critical Design Review of Combat Rescue Chopper Training Devices

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky subsidiary has wrapped up a critical design review of the training systems for the Combat Rescue Helicopter program designed to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft. The CDR’s completion will pave the way for the HH-60W helicopter’s training systems to enter the assembly, evaluation and testing …

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Northrop Subsidiary Reviews Design of Inmarsat Satellite L-Band Reflectors

Northrop Grumman‘s Astro Aerospace subsidiary has conducted a preliminary design review of L-band reflectors for two communications satellites that Airbus currently develops for Inmarsat. Astro Aerospace will work to mature the reflectors’ design before the Inmarsat-6 satellite program undergoes a critical design review later this year, Northrop said Wednesday. Inmarsat awarded Airbus’ …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Finishes AR1 Engine Design Review

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed a critical design review of the company-built AR1 rocket engine. The company said Monday it aims to obtain flight certification for the AR1 technology in 2019 to help the Defense Department move away from foreign-made engines. Independent government and industry experts attended the review, which assessed whether AR1’s design meets performance requirements ahead of full-scale …

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Northrop Completes Navy Block 3 Electronic Warfare Platform Critical Design Review

Northrop Grumman has completed a critical design review of the electronic subsystem of the U.S. Navy’s AN/SLQ-32(V)7 electronic warfare platform. The company said Monday the CDR is part of the service branch’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 development. The AN/SLQ-32(V)7 system works to detect and counter anti-ship missiles and …

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General Dynamics UK Closes Scout Reconnaissance Variant Review; Kevin Connell Comments

General Dynamics UK has completed the critical design review for the Scout reconnaissance variant that is intended to help the British Army perform intelligence, surveillance and target acquisition missions. The company performed the review on the variant’s platform hull design, the Lockheed Martin UK-built turret, electronic architecture, onboard software solutions, subsystems …

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