Tag Archives: Joint Precision Approach and Landing System

Report: Navy Eyes Production Order for Raytheon’s Joint Precision Approach & Landing System

The U.S. Navy is set to sign a contract with Raytheon by May to begin the production of the company’s Joint Precision Approach and Landing System for use on the service’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships, FlightGlobal reported Friday. Raytheon is expected to deliver the first JPALS units in 2020 for installation on the service's 11 carriers and eight assault ships.

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Marines Employ Raytheon’s Approach, Landing Guidance System for Initial Aircraft Carrier Operation

The U.S. Marine Corps sampled a Raytheon-built approach and landing guidance system for the deployment of fighter jets from an amphibious assault ship in the Pacific. The service branch guided its F-35B Lightning II aircraft onto the USS Wasp through the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System of Raytheon’s intelligence, information …

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Northrop Grumman to Supply Navigation System for Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft

The Boeing Co. has selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to develop an embedded global positioning/inertial navigation system for two U.S. Navy aircraft, Northrop announced Thursday. Northrop said it will manufacture a prototype inertial navigation system built with fiber-optic gyro technology for the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft for …

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