Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract by NASA Langley Research Center to build a sensor that measures the time and space distributions of incoming energy from the sun and outgoing thermal and reflected energy from Earth (known as Earth's radiation budget).
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation Phase 1 of the $37 million Terahertz Electronics contract, U.S. Defense Department. Work on the contract will support military and space satellites with the development of active receivers and transmitters operating at 670 gigahertz that ensure reliable, high-resolution images and other applications.
The U.S. Air Force is awarding a contract to Northrop Grumman Information Technology for $12.7 million. This contract action will provide space control architecture development in support of offensive and defensive counterspace, space situational awareness and command and control mission areas.
The U.S. Air Force is awarding a contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation for a maximum of $50 million. This action will provide for the Small Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Research and Evaluation program.
Northrop Grumman Space and Mission System has received a $6.5 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development of critical devices and integration technologies necessary to realize compact, high-performance electronic circuits that operate at a center frequency of 1.03THz.
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $26 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee orders for technical and professional services to ensure the continued development of analytic tool and methodologies used to objectively access the path for migrating U.S. Army intelligence, electronic warfare, target acquisition systems and force structure toward national intelligence frameworks set forth in the Department of the Army G-2 and national intelligence strategic plans.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $48 million contract for initial fielding and continued development of the Joint Warning and Reporting Network (JWARN). JWARN will provide the military services near real-time analysis and response capability to minimize the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) attacks. The system will enable commanders to understand the tactical and strategic implications of a CBRN attack or hazard and provide information and communications to minimize the contamination threat.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by Korean military systems and vehicle manufacturer Doosan DST Company Limited to deliver inertial navigation units for the Republic of Korea's new K21 infantry fighting vehicle. The LLN-G1 units will be built by the company's German navigation systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman LITEF.