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  • CPI Aerostructures to Supply Northrop Hawkeye Wing Components, Extends Kaman Metal Supply Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CPI Aerostructures to Supply Northrop Hawkeye Wing Components, Extends Kaman Metal Supply Contract

    Northrop Grumman has awarded CPI Aerostructures a potential $30 million contract to supply structural kits and related components for integration with the outer wing panels of Northrop-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes. The contract also covers supply chain management, parts source selection and manufacturing engineering support services for Northrop, CPI Aerostructures said Thursday. Northrop will build four […] More

  • Reuters: Northrop Eyes Hawkeye Sales With Other Foreign Countries - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Reuters: Northrop Eyes Hawkeye Sales With Other Foreign Countries

    Northrop Grumman is talking with countries in the Persian Gulf, North Africa and Asia on potential purchases of the country’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft despite the United Arab Emirates’ decision to not buy that plane, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal writes the UAE agreed earlier in the week to purchase $1.27 billion in Saab-built early warning planes. Northrop officials told Reuters Japan […] More

  • AIT to Build Production Tools for Northrop's E-2D Hawkeye Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AIT to Build Production Tools for Northrop’s E-2D Hawkeye Program

    Northrop Grumman has awarded Advanced Integration Technology a contract to produce turnkey systems and tools for the production of E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes. AIT said Tuesday it will also help install computerized numerical control machines, tool cribs, ovens, metrology instruments and back shops at Northrop’s aircraft integration plant in St. Augustine, Florida. Northrop is expanding […] More

  • Northrop Delivers First E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to Navy; Todd Watkins Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Delivers First E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to Navy; Todd Watkins Comments

    Northrop Grumman is delivering the first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft with an airborne early warning and tactical data system to the U.S. Navy, UPI reported Friday. Richard Tomkins writes that the E-2D will be delivered to the Navy’s Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 at the Naval Station Norfolk Chambers Field this week. The delivery is […] More

  • Lockheed to Test Navy Aircraft Radar Warning Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Test Navy Aircraft Radar Warning Systems

    Lockheed Martin will perform technical work and module testing on early-warning radar systems used on U.S. Navy aircraft under a $16.2 million contract, Syracuse.com reported Thursday. Mark Weiner writes the Lockheed-built AN/APY-9 radar systems will be integrated into the 75 planned E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft with the goal of detecting hostile airborne and cruise missiles. Work will occur at […] More

  • Raytheon, Navy Demo Joint Standoff Weapon C-1's Net Connection; Errol Campbell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Navy Demo Joint Standoff Weapon C-1’s Net Connection; Errol Campbell Comments

    Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have demonstrated networking systems on the company’s updated Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 as part of a sea trial experiment. The company and the Navy sought to evaluate how the JSOW C-1 communicates with the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to identify targets, Raytheon said Sunday. Additionally, the demonstration also was intended […] More

  • Northrop to Acquire Long Lead Items for Navy Advanced Hawkeye Planes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Acquire Long Lead Items for Navy Advanced Hawkeye Planes

    Northrop Grumman has won a $113.7 million contract to acquire long lead items and provide support services for a U.S. Navy full-rate aircraft production program. The advanced acquisition contract covers assembly of five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes as the Navy intends to acquire 75 total aircraft, Northrop said Thursday. To date, Northrop has delivered 10 E-2D […] More

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