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  • 23 December 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been awarded a production contract by the US Navy for 19 GQM-163A “Coyote” supersonic sea-skimming target (SSST) vehicles.

  • 28 October 2020
    Industry news

    Aerospace and defence technology company Northrop Grumman has started construction on Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton, an unmanned maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft.

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation recently completed its critical design review (CDR) following successful design verification tests of key components for the US Navy’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range (AARGM-ER) program.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation to be design agent for the AN/SPQ-9B surface search and fire control radar. As design agent, the company will provide support to existing and future systems, troubleshoot issues, perform redesign efforts as parts go obsolete and add new capabilities to the baseline system. This follow-on engineering services […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems a multi-year contract for the purchase of 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The $3.1 billion contract is in support of full rate production for fiscal years 2019-2023. This is the second MYP contract awarded to the company after the first one, which was […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems a $55 million contract to deliver an additional five Fire Scout MQ-8C unmanned air systems and two lightweight fuel cells. The company is expected to complete work on the contract by August 2021. The MQ-8C is the larger of two Fire Scout variants delivered by […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Equipment & technology

    American technology company Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has completed the critical design review (CDR) phase of the US Navy’s WSN-12 inertial sensor module and will begin production of ten pre-production units. The WSN-12 is poised to become the primary shipboard inertial navigation system for most US combatant vessels and will be installed on all vessels […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman and SeeByte have teamed up to incorporate mine hunting sensor data collected by the AQS-24B autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) into the SeeTrack system to enhance its autonomous target recognition (ATR) capability. “The merging of the unmanned surface vessel-based AQS-24B with the SeeByte ATR will provide international navies with a better probability of detection […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    US defense technology company Northrop Grumman has delivered its electronic warfare simulation system to the US Navy. The multispectral testing solution will help the US Navy prepare the F-35 aircraft for the complex electromagnetic spectrum environment. Recently, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Point Mugu took delivery of what Northrop Grumman described as “the most […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman a $255 million contract for the Lot 3 low-rate initial production of three MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft. The contract will also include trade studies and tooling in support of the Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office. Work on the contract is expected to be completed by December 2021. The […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman announced it has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Triton aircraft to the US Navy facility at Point Mugu. The company also said it expects to deliver the second operational Triton aircraft later this year. Naval Base Ventura County Point Mugu is home to the maintenance detachment of Unmanned Patrol Squadron (VUP)19. Maintainers will […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Authorities

    Northrop Grumman Corporation is partnering with other companies to demonstrate advanced autonomous technologies in a multi-domain contested maritime environment during this year’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX). The event is taking place at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Panama City, Florida, August 14-18. Multiple unmanned undersea vehicles, unmanned surface vehicles and a surrogate unmanned […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy has contracted Northrop Grumman for the delivery of transducer array/nose shell assemblies of the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo. The MK 48 is the primary offensive weapon deployed from all U.S. Navy submarines. The initial $9.6 million contract covers engineering and production of 45 MK 48 torpedo transducer array/nose shell assemblies. Three additional […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems a $303,9 million contract for the procurement of three low-rate initial production Lot 2 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft. In addition to the three UAVs, the $303 million contract also covers the acquisition of one main operation control station, one forward operation control station, trade studies, and tooling. Triton UAS […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Strategic Systems Programs office awarded Northrop Grumman Systems a $22.7 million contract modification for further work on the common missile compartment of the U.S. Navy’s new Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. Under the latest contract, Northrop Grumman will provide support for technical engineering services, design and development engineering, component and full scale test and evaluation engineering, and […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, the shipbuilder in charge of constructing new offshore patrol cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard, has contracted Northrop Grumman Corporation for the design of C4ISR and machinery control systems (MCS). Included in the design phase of the OPC program is a MCS land-based test facility, as well as a C4ISR test and […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. based defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corporation demonstrated its AQS-24B mine hunting system at the Royal Navy-sponsored Unmanned Warrior exercise in Scotland marking the first time the AQS-24B towed mine hunting sensor has been deployed from an unmanned surface vessel in British waters. Northrop Grumman said the system was remotely launched, towed and recovered from Atlas Elektronik […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman a $108,118,000 contract to deliver another ten Fire Scout MQ-8C unmanned air systems. Fire Scout is an unmanned helicopter system that provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) to the U.S. Navy. There are two Fire Scout variants. The smaller MQ-8B has deployed on multiple frigates and […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation said it would be participating in the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior exercise where the company intends to put its unmanned mine hunting capabilities on show. The unmanned mine hunting element of Unmanned Warrior will feature Northrop Grumman’s AQS-24B towed mine hunting sensor operated from an Atlas Elektronik UK ARCIMS Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV). The AQS-24B, which […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation recently demonstrated new cross domain approaches for autonomous undersea, surface and air vehicles to advance the Anti-Submarine Warfare mission during this year’s Annual Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) at Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport. The demonstration featured mission management and control of a multi-vehicle collaborative autonomous system-of-systems conducting full spectrum search, detect, […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems a $103,423,433 contract modification for the counter IED program. Under the latest modification, Northrop Grumman is to start low-rate production of Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare, Joint Crew (JCREW) Increment One Build One (I1B1) systems in support of the Expeditionary Warfare […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation and Ultra Electronics signed a memorandum of agreement to develop new maritime domain awareness (MDA) and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities for Northrop Grumman’s family of autonomous systems. Both companies are slated to participate in a series of demonstrations this year to show how autonomous systems monitor large oceans and littoral areas for extended periods of […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American aerospace and defense technology Northrop Grumman has received an $8.3 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Navy to provide naval ship-based MK39 MOD 3A Ring Laser gyro inertial navigation systems to Saudi Arabia. The Defense Department said May 20 that the company would also produce MK39 MOD 3A components, spare parts and associated shore-based […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American aerospace and defense technology company Northrop Grumman informed that it has conducted a critical design review (CDR) for the U.S. Navy’s Block 3 AN/SLQ-32(V)7 electronic warfare system. The company said the CDR, a key component of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), focused on the detailed design of the electronic attack subsystem that will […]