Tag Archives: LAIRCM

Northrop Receives First Task Order Under $3.6B Air Force IR Countermeasure Tech Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a $2.4M initial task order to provide logistics support for the U.S. Air Force‘s Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure system. The order falls under a potential $3.6B indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the provision of LAIRCM equipment and support services, the company said Thursday. The system is designed to help aircrews detect, …

Read More »

Air Force Taps Northrop for Large Aircraft IR Countermeasure FMS Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a $15.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures systems to an unnamed foreign military sales customer. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work under the firm-fixed-price contract in Rolling Meadows, Illinois through April 1, 2024. LAIRCM is equipped with an ultraviolet …

Read More »

Northrop Unveils South Australia-Based Aircraft Countermeasure Tech Support Facility

Northrop Grumman has established a new facility in Adelaide, South Australia, to provide in-country support services for laser-based aircraft countermeasure systems. The facility is located at the Australian air force’s Edinburgh base and will support repair and maintenance efforts for Northrop-built Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures systems that work to detect, identify and defeat air-launched …

Read More »