Tag Archives: Dan Verwiel

Northrop Receives Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for Virtual Mission Planning Software

Northrop Grumman has won the Aviation Week Program Excellence Award under the supplier aftermarket category for its software program designed to support the U.S. Air Force’s contingency and crisis action planning operations. The company said Thursday over 300 program management representatives from the public and private sectors selected the Global …

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Army Performs Multinode Distributed Test of Northrop Battle Command System

The U.S. Army has tested long-range network management features of the Northrop Grumman-built Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System. IBCS helped soldiers maintain video, data and voice connectivity through network management, execute and track simulated threats and identify aerial objects as “friend or foe” during the five-week soldier checkout …

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Northrop Deploys Automated Logistics System for Army; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Grumman has fielded a web-based logistics support system meant to replace legacy management information systems of the U.S. Army and its National Guard and Reserve units. Increment 1 of the Global Combat Support System-Army is designed to help the service branch monitor unit supply, property book, finance, materiel, maintenance and dispatching functions, Northrop said …

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Northrop Subsidiary Unveils New Unmanned Ground Vehicle

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has launched a new robotic platform that complies with the Defense Department’s Interoperability Profile initiative that seeks to maintain interoperability standards for unmanned ground vehicles. The Remotec-built Andros Nomad is a 164-pound UGV that has four independent track pods designed to climb uneven terrain and inclines up …

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Navy Reviews Northrop’s Bomb Disposal Robot Design; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have finished a critical design review of a robotic technology the company designed to support explosive ordnance reconnaissance and threat assessment operations. The assessment determined that Northrop’s final design for a dismounted operations variant of the Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System is ready to enter  the program’s system fabrication, assembly, integration …

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Army Executes Northrop Battle Command System Dual-Engagement Flight Test

The U.S. Army has completed a dual-engagement flight test of the Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System. Northrop said Monday that the IBCS was used to identify, track and engage ballistic and cruise missile targets to determine its multiple threat management function. Dan Verwiel, vice president and general manager of Northrop’s missile …

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Northrop, Army Demo Integrated Battle Command System; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Army have completed a flight test on an integrated air and missile defense system built to help soldiers identify and destroy targets. A Patriot Advanced Capability 3 interceptor engaged a cruise missile target through the command-and-control input provided by the IAMD battle command system during the demonstration, Northrop …

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Northrop Hands Missile Defense System Prototype Shelters to US Army; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Grumman has handed over four prototype engagement operations shelters to the U.S. Army for the branch’s Integrated air and missile defense Battle Command System. Northrop said Wedneday it delivered the prototype shelters after it integrated improvements suggested by soldiers involved in IBCS-related warfighter exercises. Dan Verwiel, vice president and general manager …

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