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Northrop to Manufacture New All-Electronic Bomb Fuze for US Navy

The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to manufacture FMU-139D/B, a new all-electronic bomb fuze to replace three of its legacy bomb fuzes.

The FMU-139D/B will replace– FMU-139C/B, FMU-152 and most FMU-143s bomb fuzes.

Northrop to Manufacture New All-Electronic Bomb Fuze for US Navy

“Under Northrop Grumman’s contract with the U.S. Navy, the FMU-139D/B production orders have the potential to exceed $400 million over the next four years. FMU-139D/B will be used by both the US Navy and the US Air Force, and the Navy Program Office will manage the requirements,” the company said in a statement Thursday.

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