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Northrop Completes Critical Design Review of Naval Inertial Navigation System; Todd Leavitt Quoted

Northrop Grumman will begin manufacturing 10 pre-production units of an inertial navigation system for the U.S. Navy after completing the critical design review phase of the technology. Todd Leavitt, vice president of maritime systems at Northrop, said in a statement published Wednesday that completing the CDR allows the program for …

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Lockheed Unveils ‘Paragon’ Direct Attack Munition

Lockheed Martin has introduced the Paragon brand name for the company’s dual-mode, laser-guided bombs. The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor said Thursday Paragon is guided by an inertial navigation system and designed to engage fixed, relocatable and moving targets. Joe Serra, director of precision guided systems at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business, …

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Safran to Update Navigation System of France’s Ballistic Missile Submarines

Safran‘s electronics and defense business has been selected to design and build a new global navigation system for integration into the Triomphant-class ballistic missile nuclear submarines of the French navy. The company said Monday it will use feedback from the fleet’s current laser gyro-based navigation systems and other new technologies to develop a new …

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Northrop to Replace Navy Ship Inertial Navigation System; Todd Leavitt Comments

Northrop Grumman has won a potential five-year, $47.8 million contract to build new inertial navigation systems for U.S. Navy ships to replace a system in use for more than 20 years. The company and service branch will design the Replacement Inertial Navigation System to work with the new Navy assured positioning navigation and timing architecture …

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