The Danish Ministry of Defence announced that it has selected Northrop Grumman's LITENING G4 targeting system for its F-16 fighter aircraft. Under the terms of the contract with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization, Northrop Grumman will supply LITENING G4 pods, data links, spares, support equipment, training and associated logistics support to the Royal Danish Air Force. Deliveries will begin in August 2013. "This award, following a rigorous competitive selection process, is yet another vote of confidence from the international aviation community in the advanced technology of the LITENING G4 targeting system," said Jim Mocarski, vice president of Northrop Grumman's electro-optical/infrared business unit. With this contract award, Denmark joins the United States, Australia, the Netherlands, Finland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Israel as users of the Northrop Grumman LITENING family of targeting pods.