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Northrop Completes 1st Flight Test of Panel-Based Sensor

Northrop Grumman evaluated the performance of its modular panel-based sensor technology during an exercise conducted in April at the company’s flight test facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The multifunction surveillance system functioned both on ground moving target indicator radar mode and on synthetic aperture radar mapping mode as part of the maiden flight, Northrop said Tuesday. The sensor is designed to integrate with new …

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Boeing Basing Wedgetail Plane Off 737; Chris Deeble Comments

Boeing delivered a high-altitude aircraft based on the company’s 737 commercial jet to Australia’s air force in May, the company announced Monday. Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control planes have an electronically-scanned radar and 10 mission crew consoles that track air and sea-based targets simultaneously. Australia will declare initial operating …

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