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  • 29 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Eckehardt Keip as managing director of Northrop Grumman Holding GmbH, which includes operating entities Northrop Grumman L.E.F. GmbH and Northrop Grumman LITEF GmbH. Keip has been managing director of Northrop Grumman LITEF in Freiburg for nearly eight years and in his new, expanded role, he will be responsible for leading […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Navy’s integration onto an unmanned surface vehicle (USV) of the Northrop Grumman-built AQS-24A Side Look Sonar System to look for bottom and volume mines remotely. The repackaging of the sonar for USV use will build upon the proven capabilities of the AQS-24A. The […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Industry news

      Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit is supplying advanced integrated bridge systems (IBS) for the new class of patrol boats being built for the Swedish Coast Guard. The IBS for the new Swedish patrol boats is based on Northrop Grumman’s advanced VisionMaster FT™ technology, which integrates the vessels’ navigation and ship control functions […]

  • 15 March 2011

      Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract from BAE Systems to upgrade the machinery control, alarm and surveillance (MCAS) systems on eight U.K. Royal Navy mine countermeasure vessels. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit will supply new-generation systems to replace the ships’ existing MCAS. The systems will monitor more than 500 […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman has successfully manufactured and tested the first industry-built very lightweight torpedo (VLWT) for the US Navy. The prototype torpedo is based on the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory’s (PSU-ARL) design that was distributed to defense industrial manufacturers in 2016. Northrop Grumman, which independently funded the research and development, will offer the design-for-affordability […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been awarded contracts totaling $14.4 million by prime contractors General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries to supply the steering gear system for three new DDG 51 Class Arleigh Burke destroyers. The steering gear system is vital for the control and maneuverability of the ship and is directly […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Norwegian State Secretary for the Ministry of Defence Roger Ingebrigsten met with Northrop Grumman Corporation executives Feb. 29 in Palmdale, Calif., where Northrop Grumman produces the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter center fuselage. As part of his visit to the United States for an update on the F-35 program, Ingebrigsten was accompanied by members of the […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Annapolis-based Northrop Grumman, a global security company, has received a USD 25 million modification to previously awarded contract from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division.   Under this contract, Northrop Grumman will continue depot level repair, maintenance, related engineering services, change kits and integrated logistics support documentation for the AN/AQS-14A Sonar Detecting […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has joined forces with Harris Corporation and Comtech PST for the US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer–Low Band (NJG-LB) competition. The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded Northrop Grumman a $35 million, 20-month contract to demonstrate existing jammer capability for the NJG-LB program. Northrop Grumman is the airborne electronic attack integrator for the […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has marked another significant production milestone for the F-35 Lightning II program by delivering its 150th center fuselage to F-35 prime contractor Lockheed Martin.   The center fuselage is the core structure around which the aircraft is built. Designated AF-68, the center fuselage was delivered June 2. It is the 50th such […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation, is to supply advanced shipboard navigation systems for 20 new fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard. The fast patrol vessels will be built at Cochi Shipyard Ltd., India. Under the contract, awarded through the company’s Indian reseller Marine Electricals Ltd., Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit will provide a navigation […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a full production contract for the Navigation Lights Shapes and Sounds (NLSS) signaling system for the Royal Navy’s next-generation Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, an industrial alliance between the UK Ministry of Defence, […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation will participate in the inaugural Global Aerospace Summit, being held April 16-18 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The event, presented by Mubadala Aerospace, provides a forum for thought leaders from government, academia and the aerospace industry to share their perspectives and growth strategies for the future while promoting partnerships aimed at […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. defense company Northrop Grumman has delivered the first shipset of lightweight wide aperture array (LWWAA) hardware for Block IV of the Virginia-class submarines to the U.S. Navy. This represents the 19th shipset that the company has supplied for the Virginia submarine program. According to Northrop Grumman, LWWAA is the only available fiber-optic passive hull mounted sensor […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $25.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy for additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Modules. The company will deliver three mission module packages – two for surface warfare missions and one for mine countermeasures. “Northrop Grumman continues to demonstrate that, as the mission package integrator, we are delivering high […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) laboratories have been opened at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women (BLSYW), thanks to a grant and in-kind support from Northrop Grumman Corporation. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on March 12 at the BLSYW campus on W. Franklin St. downtown. Ted Imes, director of community relations […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation an $80 million contract to upgrade and enhance the Next Generation Command and Control Processor (NGC2P). The NGC2P system is a tactical data link communication processor that provides critical real-time information about friendly and enemy activity during combat operations. The five-year, indefinite-quantity, indefinite-delivery NGC2P Technology Refresh and […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation for the Air and Space Operations Center (AOC) Weapon System (WS) modernization program with an initial award of $120 million. The contract has a potential value of $504 million over eight years, if all options are exercised. AOC WS is the command and control center […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. Critical to the safe return of troops abroad, the LAIRCM system functions by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat and activating a high-intensity laser-based […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to provide cybersecurity professional, technical and analytical support to a variety of U.S. Navy Information Operations organizations. The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract was awarded by the NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk to eight companies and is valued at $16.3 million for Northrop Grumman. The contract vehicle […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation employees toured the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft when it visited the company’s Baltimore campus recently. During the stopover, Northrop Grumman employees had the opportunity to view the P-8A and take a tour of the cockpit and crew areas of the aircraft. Northrop Grumman produces the AN/ALQ-240(V)1 Electronic Support Measures […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received funding to produce pre-production units of the APR-39D(V)2 radar warning receiver (RWR)/electronic warfare management system (EWMS).   Under terms of the joint services contract with the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman will produce 18 APR-39D(V)2 units. Delivery is anticipated in late 2014 to begin hardware-software and platform integration […]

  • 16 March 2011

      The Northrop Grumman Foundation will provide up to $1 million to support earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan, continuing the Foundation’s tradition of support for those victimized by natural disasters around the world. The Foundation will contribute $500,000 through three agencies supporting the Japan recovery effort: AmeriCares, American Red Cross International and Save […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) to provide in-service support for the MK-49 inertial navigation systems and navigation data distribution systems fielded aboard surface ships and submarines of the Royal Canadian Navy. The $12.1 million contract, awarded by Public Works Government Services Canada, includes material spares and software […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to provide Gen II mission computers for the H-1 Upgrade helicopter program. Under the $9.3 million firm-fixed-price order, Northrop Grumman will supply Gen II mission computers and trays for the H-1 Upgrade program’s Lot 10 production aircraft. Deliveries are expected […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the first operational MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter to the U.S. Navy. The system will be used by ship-based commanders to improve the Navy’s intelligence-gathering capabilities. The MQ-8C is an upgraded version of the existing MQ-8B Fire Scout using a larger airframe. It can fly nearly twice as long and […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $173 million performance-based logistics contract to provide support and sustainment services for the LITENING advanced targeting system. Under the five-year agreement, Northrop Grumman will provide logistics support, technical support to the field, aircrew and maintenance training, depot repairs and other associated services. Northrop Grumman will support the LITENING […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered its 100th AN/ASQ-242 communications, navigation and identification (CNI) system to Lockheed Martin Corp. for integration into the F-35 Lightning II. “The CNI system is a critical part of the F-35 mission systems suite, and we’re proud of the excellent performance of the AN/ASQ-242 in flight tests and ongoing pilot and […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Industry news

    CANES, the U.S. Navy’s Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services program, continued to successfully achieve key milestones as Northrop Grumman Corporation, one of two contractors working on the CANES system design, completed its Critical Design Review (CDR) May 13. CANES will streamline and update shipboard, submarine and shore-based command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) […]