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  • Kitron to Produce Integrated Backplane Assembly for Lockheed's LRIP Lot 11 F-35s - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kitron to Produce Integrated Backplane Assembly for Lockheed’s LRIP Lot 11 F-35s

    Lockheed Martin has awarded Kitron a multimillion dollar contract to provide integrated backplane assembly for F-35 jets under low-rate initial production lot 11. Kitron said Tuesday it will manufacture, test, maintain and repair the IBA in F-35s as part of the manufacturing license agreement with Lockheed. “After years of supplying for the earlier stages of the low rate initial […] More

  • Kitron to Build IF Receiver Tech for Northrop's F-35 Radars - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kitron to Build IF Receiver Tech for Northrop’s F-35 Radars

    Northrop Grumman has ordered about $60.4 million in intermediate-frequency receivers from Kitron for the radar systems of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. Kitron said Thursday it will also provide technical know-know, create IF radar receiver prototypes and manufacture sub-assembly testing equipment under a manufacturing license agreement  with Northrop. Northrop builds radar technology for integration into F-35s. Norway-based Kitron provides electronic circuit boards manufacturing, prototyping, […] More

  • Northrop Picks Kitron to Supply F-35 Avionics Components - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Picks Kitron to Supply F-35 Avionics Components

    Kitron AS has entered into a 10-year agreement to manufacture electronic modules that Northrop Grumman will use in the production of F-35 communications, navigation and identification systems. Northrop integrates software-based radio technology into its CNI platform for Lockheed Martin-built F-35s in an effort to help pilots transmit data and voice communications during their missions, Kitron […] More

  • Northrop Grumman Orders F-35 Test Equipment from Kitron - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman Orders F-35 Test Equipment from Kitron

    Northrop Grumman has ordered a $2 million test program set from Kitron AS to evaluate the avionics system of the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter. Kitron will develop interface test assemblies that work with Lockheed Martin's LM-STAR test system under the four-year contract, Kitron said Monday. Northrop will use the test suite […] More

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