Northrop Grumman will highlight a range of its global defence and security solutions, including airborne early warning and control systems, aerial surveillance and fire control radars at the Dubai Air Show 2013.
"Northrop Grumman is proud of its long trusted partnership with the United Arab Emirates [UAE] built over many years on a variety of programs and capabilities," said Douglas Raaberg, chief executive United Arab Emirates, Northrop Grumman. "Our objective is to continue to work closely with our customers to build on this trusted partnership and to provide the most advanced long-term capabilities to help meet the UAE's security needs."
The industry-leading airborne early warning capabilities of its E-2D Advanced Hawkeye will be highlighted in Northrop Grumman's exhibit with acrew workstation and flyable cockpit simulator to demonstrate the E-2D's benefits for military and civil applications.
The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye couples a newly designed electronically scanned radar with a matching suite of sensors, avionics, processors, software and displays to provide the most technologically advanced command and control capability available worldwide. The AN/APY-9 radar is the backbone of this aircraft and provides greater flexibility and significantly improved detection and tracking over all terrains. Northrop Grumman has delivered 10 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to the U.S. Navy and initial operational capability with the Navy fleet is on track for 2015. The programme entered full-rate production in early 2013 after being declared operationally suitable and effective following a robust 10-month initial operational test and evaluation by the Navy.
Fielded and operationally proven by the U.S. Air Force and customers worldwide, the S-Band, long-range AN/TPS-78 and the midrange TPS-703 ground radars are in 24-hour-a-day operation around the world. With its sophisticated filters installed to counter sea clutter and its ability to operate in high temperatures, Northrop Grumman's TPS-78 and TPS-703 radars are ideally suited to the unique environment of the Gulf.
The AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) is a highly mobile AESA radar system that provides multifaceted detection and tracking capabilities. With its ability to intelligently and adaptively allocate its myriad sensor capabilities, G/ATOR is able to detect and track a wide variety of threats, including manned aircraft, cruise missiles and unmanned autonomous systems, as well as mortar, rocket and artillery rounds.
The exhibit will also feature a range of Northrop Grumman's industry-leading airborne fire control radars, including the AN/APG-68(V) 9, AN-APG-80, AN/APG-81 and the Scaled Agile Beam Radar (SABR), the newest multifunction AESA radar for the U. S. Air Force and foreign F-16 aircraft. SABR, which is under contract with the U.S. Air Force and Taiwan F-16 radar modernization and upgrade program, is an affordable, multifunction AESA radar designed for low cost retrofit in current F-16s and scalable for integration in other aircraft.
Part of Northrop Grumman's family of unmanned air systems (UAS), the combat-proven Bat UAS can be configured for a variety of tactical missions. The catapult-launched system carries a variety of intelligence-gathering sensors that help ground commanders detect and identify threats – helping save lives with its ability to fly for long periods at a relatively low cost.
A key educational initiative being highlighted in the exhibit is the UAE Innovation Challenge, an unmanned aircraft competition which brings together Northrop Grumman engineers, students from the Higher Colleges of Technology and UAE industry to help deepen student appreciation of, and interest in, science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.
Bell Helicopter will feature a number of commercial and military aircraft on static display at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, November 17-21. "We have spent more than half a century serving the Middle East and this region continues to represent a very important part of Bell Helicopters balanced business strategy,” said John Garrison, Bell Helicopter's president and CEO
Finmeccanica will showcase its latest aircraft at the international event at the Dubai Airshow next week with AgustaWestland and Alenia Aermacchi participating, the company said in a statement. "This year Finmeccanica and its companies Alenia Aermacchi, AgustaWestland and Selex ES will participate to this important event
Rockwell Collins will demonstrate its most advanced in-flight entertainment, cabin systems, aviation electronics and network communication solutions at the Dubai Airshow, Nov. 17-21
Boeing will showcase its industry partnerships in the Middle East and highlight a broad lineup of defense and commercial products and services at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. “The Middle East region continues to be one of Boeings key global markets for both the commercial aviation and defense sectors,” said Jeffrey Johnson, president, Boeing Middle East
The Dubai Airshow closed its doors today on a successful week which saw US$63.3 billion worth of orders for aircraft, maintenance services and flight training programmes
Finmeccanica, through its Companies Alenia Aeronautica, Alenia Aermacchi, AgustaWestland and SELEX Sistemi Integrati, will take part at the Dubai Airshow which will be held from 13 to 17 November. The United Arab Emirates, a country with unprecedented economic and industrial diversification, is a strong commercial partner for Finmeccanica which has a long dated presence in the region through its Operating Companies
Northrop Grumman has won a $81 million contract for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Air Operations Center Weapon System (AOC WS) modernization program. The authority to proceed with the EMD phase follows the Department of Defense (DOD) Milestone B approval in October
Northrop Grumman will highlight its capabilities as a leading provider of command and control, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions at BRIDEX 2013. "Northrop Grumman has a broad range of advanced technology solutions for national security including strategic and tactical command and control systems, and situational awareness for defence and civil security applications," said Danny Milligan, managing director Northrop Grumman Information Systems Europe
Northrop Grumman has successfully conducted a high-fidelity virtual aerial refueling demonstration, networking geographically dispersed flight simulators and providing a realistic simulation of an air-to-air refueling process. The US Air Force Air Mobility Command has pursued integrating the separate systems used today for training pilots, air crews and boom operators to simulate an actual in-flight refueling mission as a way to maintain readiness and reduce costly live flights
SAAB is looking to broaden its presence in the Middle East by taking on more collaborations and local partnerships, a senior executive told Defenseworld.net
Northrop Grumman have successfully demonstrated a warfighter-focused, net-centric battle command system for integrated air and missile defense (IAMD). The US Army demonstration, conducted from Oct
Thales used the Dubai Air Show last week to further demonstrate the Scorpion helmet-mounted display (HMD). The Scorpion is the worlds first full color helmet mounted display, providing color symbology and video during full day and night missions
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