Tag Archives: MQ-4C Triton

Navy Orders $65M in Northrop Triton UAS Sensor Spares

Northrop Grumman has received a $64.8M delivery order to provide sensor spares for the service branch’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems. The company will provide low-rate initial production 3 spares to support organizational-level maintenance of the Multi-Function Active Sensors, the Defense Department said Friday. The order covers the delivery of six antenna …

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Navy, Northrop Celebrate Triton UAS Flight Operations at Point Mugu, Calif.

The U.S. Navy hosted a ceremony Thursday at Point Mogu in California to mark the start of flight operations for the Northrop Grumman-built MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. Northrop said Friday the Unmanned Patrol Squadron-19’s maintenance detachment will test and conduct training on two MQ-4Cs before the service branch deploys the UAS units to Guam in late …

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Raytheon to Produce Targeting Systems, Electronic Unit for Navy MQ-4C Triton UAS

Raytheon has received a three-year, $7.21 million contract to produce three multi-spectral targeting systems and one electronic unit to the U.S. Navy. The company will provide the MTS “B” AN/DAS-3 systems and electronic unit to support low-rate initial production of lot 2 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems, the Defense Department said Thursday. DoD noted Raytheon …

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Report: Northrop to Deliver 2 Triton Drones to Navy

Northrop Grumman is set to hand over this year two MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy as the service intends to replace its fleet of P-3C Orion and EP-3E Aries II aircraft that work to perform maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The Navy …

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Northrop Gets $66M Task Order to Sustain Navy Triton UAVs

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $66.3 million task order to test and maintain MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop’s systems business unit will help the service branch sustain MQ-4Cs along with mission control and operator training systems. The company will also provide field service representatives …

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Northrop-Sponsored Competitions Demo Robotic Air, Ground & Sea Systems

Northrop Grumman has sponsored a series of competitions that showcased multiple robotic air, ground, boat and submarine platforms developed by student teams worldwide. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation administered the RoboNation competitions across the U.S. to offer participants an opportunity to demonstrate unmanned and autonomous systems that have been …

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Burns & McDonell-Designed C2 Facility to Support Navy’s Maritime Surveillance Operations

The U.S. Navy has opened a command-and-control complex, designed by Burns & McDonnell, to support broad area maritime surveillance operations at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida Burns & McDonnell said Tuesday the complex houses a tactical operations center for manned P-8A surveillance aircraft and a MQ-4C Triton squadron that supports the Navy’s unmanned aerial vehicle …

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Navy Tests Updated Software of Northrop-Built Triton UAS

The U.S. Navy has conducted formal laboratory and initial flight tests on updated software for a Northrop Grumman-built unmanned aerial system. Northrop said Tuesday the new MQ-4C Triton software package modernized the platform’s traffic alert and collision avoidance system, multi-aircraft control technology and multifunction active sensor radar modes. The Navy aims to achieve early …

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