Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $33.7 million contract by the US Navy to provide support for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS).
This order procures material kits and retrofit labor to incorporate the Integrated Functional Capability 4.0 configuration into retrofit aircraft and ground segments, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday.
The MQ-4C Triton is a high altitude, long endurance drone developed under the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) program. The system is intended to provide real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions, continuous maritime surveillance, conduct search and rescue missions, and to complement the Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. Its primary surveillance sensor is an AN/ZPY-3 Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS) X-band AESA radar, which is capable of a 360-degree field-of-regard, allowing a MQ-4C Triton to survey over 7 million square kilometres of ocean within a 24-hour period.
Work is expected to be completed in January 2022.
Vitrociset and Park Air Systems, subsidiaries of Leonardo and Northop Grumman respectively have been awarded a five-year radio replacement contract by Italian air navigation services provider, ENAV. The agreement is to replace ground-to-air communications equipment for airports and the supporting en-route infrastructure
Javelin anti-tank, guided munition and surveillance weapon system and Northrup Grumman lightweight 30mm cannon have been fired from Oshkosh Defense Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) for the first time. The Javelin flight test was conducted from a Kongsberg remote weapon station the JLTV at the Redstone Test Center in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, the company said in a statement Monday
Northrop Grumman has demonstrated a Gallium Nitride (GaN)- based Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) to the US Army and will deliver its final LTAMDS proposal to the Army in the coming weeks for evaluation. The companys gallium nitride (GaN)-based design leverages advanced, in-production and fielded technologies from its active electronically scanned array (AESA) portfolio
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