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  • Chinooks, Super Hornets Lead Boeing 4Q Defense Deliveries - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chinooks, Super Hornets Lead Boeing 4Q Defense Deliveries

    Boeing has announced its numbers of deliveries from its defense operations during the fourth quarter of 2012. Nearly two-thirds of those deliveries comprised of the Chinook helicopter and the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter, including its EA-16 Growler configuration. The company reported 11 deliveries of new Chinook builds and 12 for the Super Hornet and Growler. […] More

  • Raytheon Building Navy Super Hornet Radar Warning Receiver - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Building Navy Super Hornet Radar Warning Receiver

    Raytheon will build 26 new radar warning receivers for the U.S. Navy, the Defense Department announced Friday. The company won a $23,183,614 contract modification for the AN/ALR-67(V)3 radar warning receivers and the contract also covers the purchase of four countermeasure signal processor weapons replacement assemblies for Switzerland under a foreign military sales agreement. According to […] More

  • Northrop Grumman to Supply Navigation System for Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 the Joint Precision Approach and […] More

  • Boeing, Navy Test New Computer for Super Hornet and Growler; Kevin Fogarty Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, Navy Test New Computer for Super Hornet and Growler; Kevin Fogarty Comments

    Boeing and the U.S. Navy have finished the first flight test of the Advanced Mission Computer (AMC) for the Super Hornet and Growler. The new AMC Type 4 is supposed to strengthen the performance and computing capabilities of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler. AMC is meant to enhance image and mission processing capabilities. […] More

  • Raytheon Delivers 300th F-18 Avionics System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Delivers 300th F-18 Avionics System

    Raytheon Co. has hit delivery and operational milestones for its F/A-18 avionics systems, the company announced Monday. The Waltham, Ma.-based contractor delivered its 300th active electronically scanned array radar to Boeing for integration with F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers. Raytheon also announced the delivery of the 600th ALR-67(V)3 radar warning receiver, which is a […] More

  • Boeing, Navy Adding SATCOM System To Super Hornet; Mike Gibbons Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, Navy Adding SATCOM System To Super Hornet; Mike Gibbons Comments

    Boeing and the Navy have developed an add-on satellite communications system for Super Hornet and planes, the company announced Wednesday. If implemented, aircrews will use the system to exchange voice and data communications with other planes, ships, ground forces and command centers. The company used the Growler’s existing architecture to test the system less than […] More

  • Boeing, Partner Add Cockpit Subassembly To Navy Growler - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, Partner Add Cockpit Subassembly To Navy Growler

    Boeing has delivered the first Growler electronic attack aircraft with cockpit subassembly to the U.S. Navy on May 3, the company announced Wednesday. Bangalore, India-based firm Bharat Electronics Limited produced the subassembly, which provides floodlighting with the EA-18G Growler’s night vision imaging system.  BEL’s performance on both the Growler and Super Hornet has led to […] More

  • Navy Seeking Info to Plan Future Aircraft Purchases - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Seeking Info to Plan Future Aircraft Purchases

    The U.S. Navy issued a request for information on Friday, asking information from industry and organizations on possible strike fighter aircraft to replace parts of the Naval Air Systems Command fleet.  The Navy said it did not intend to award a contract based on the information but is hoping to gain insight and analysis on potential […] More

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