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Raytheon Team to Provide Navy with Precision Aircraft Carrier Landing System

September 26, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received a $232.8 million contract for the system development and demonstration phase of the global positioning system-based Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) program for shipboard applications. JPALS provides all-weather shipboard landing capability to assist the U.S. Navy with pinpoint landing accuracy on aircraft carriers. The team, led by Raytheon Network Centric Systems, includes Rockwell Collins, Northrop Grumman and SAIC. The Raytheon team's solution for JPALS improves safety, lowers the total cost of ownership during the program's life cycle and provides greater flexibility and efficiency.

Northrop Grumman Receives Contract for New Air Vehicle Technologies

September 22, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation's Integrated Systems Sector is receiving an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $139 million. This action will enable the Air Vehicle Integration and Technology Research Program to conduct research to develop, demonstrate, integrate and transition new air vehicle technologies and prototypes that will provide affordable, revolutionary capabilities to the warfighter. The technology developments will provide for cost-effective, survivable air vehicle platforms capable of accurate delivery of weapons and cargo worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems Wins Air Traffic Control Communications Contract in Canada

September 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Europe-based subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by NAV CANADA, Canada's civil air navigation services provider, for the supply of VHF radios as part of an extensive $50 million replacement program. NAV CANADA will replace all ground-to-air VHF radio equipment in 320 sites across Canada. More than 2,000 pairs of radios in total will be replaced with new PAE T6 multi-mode digital radios, which will improve ground-to-air communications throughout Canada, introducing higher power capabilities and advanced remote maintenance monitoring.

Northrop Grumman Awarded Modification for Air Vehicle Units

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation's integrated systems sector has received a $33 million not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of three low-rate initial production vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle air vehicle units. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Awarded $5.1 Billion Contract for Detail Design and Construction of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Aircraft Carrier

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $5.1 billion, seven-year, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract award for detail design and construction of the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The company's shipbuilding sector will perform the work, which includes ship construction, ship design activities, engineering services, procurement of materials and hardware to support construction, and logistics activities.

Northrop Grumman to Develop ISR Capability

September 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation will develop and demonstrate the ability of the rapid eye program to deliver a persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability anywhere on the globe through the use of a launch system and the ability to remain on-station until relieved or the mission is completed. This program is through a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for $7.5 million. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Provide Tactical Jamming System Receivers

September 5, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation is receiving a $125.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for the full rate production of nine AN/ALQ-218 tactical jamming system receivers (TJSR), a component of the EA-6B airborne electronic attack aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Modifies U.S. Air Force Contract

September 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems, Air Combat Systems, is modifying a contract with the U.S. Air Force for $7.1 million. The effort is for the operation of the Global Hawk System in forward theaters of operation. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Supply Integrated Navigation Systems to Australian Navy

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit will supply integrated navigation systems for two new large amphibious ships to be built for the Australian Navy under an $8.4 million contract. Sperry Marine will provide a state-of-the-art suite of navigation systems and sensors for two new Canberra-class LHDs. The contract also includes engineering and technical support for configuration, installation, commissioning, a land-based test site and sea trials.

Northrop Grumman to Supply Inertial Navigation Systems to Spanish Navy

August 20, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has won a contract to supply high-accuracy inertial navigation systems for four new maritime action ships that are being built for the Spanish navy. The contract is valued at more than $1.5 million and was awarded by Navantia to Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit.

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