Tag Archives: Milestone C

Northrop Receives Milestone C Approval for Common Infrared Countermeasure System

Northrop Grumman has obtained Milestone C approval for a technology designed to help the U.S. military counter advanced infrared missile attacks, which means the technology is ready for manufacture and deployment. The Defense Department‘s Milestone Decision Authority cleared the Common Infrared Countermeasure system after Northrop and the U.S. Army assessed the performance of …

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Lockheed Starts CH-53K Flight Test Program Transition to Naval Air Station in Maryland

Lockheed Martin has announced the completion of the first cross-country flight of the Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion helicopter from a Florida-based facility to Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland as part of the flight test program. The CH-53K aircraft took off Friday from Sikorsky’s facility in Maryland and traveled approximately 810 miles for six …

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Harris Receives Initial Army Networking Vehicular Radio Order; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris has received an initial $10 million order from the U.S. Army to manufacture mid-tier networking vehicular radio systems following a Milestone C decision from the Defense Department. The company will produce Falcon III AN/VRC-118 MNVRs for Army warfighters to share, voice, data and video as well as operate as a node in a mobile network …

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Oshkosh Defense to Enter Full-Rate Production for Marine Corps P-19R Aircraft Firefighting Trucks

An Oshkosh Corp. subsidiary is set to proceed with the full-rate production of P-19R aircraft rescue firefighting vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps after the company and the military branch received Milestone C approval from the Defense Department. Oshkosh Defense will produce and deliver 164 ARFFs through 2019 to replace the Marine Corps’ P-19 …

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Intergraph Software for Emergency, Incident Mgmt Gets Approval for Deployment at 13 Marine Corps Bases

Intergraph Government Solutions’ software platform will be deployed across 13 U.S. Marine Corps installations worldwide after the platform received milestone C and full deployment approval under the defense acquisition system. IGS said Thursday the deployment approval for Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch was based on the software tool’s live operation and testing conducted …

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Navy, Northrop Complete Fire Scout Operational Tests

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy concluded a series of operational assessments on a company-built MQ-8C Fire Scout autonomous helicopter last month. The company said Tuesday its MQ-8C recorded 83.4 flight hours and collected about 72 data points in real time during OA flight test performed by the Navy’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX-1) over a …

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