Northrop Grumman's APG-83 SABR was competitively selected by Lockheed Martin for the F-16 radar modernization program to support U.S. and Taiwan Air Force F-16 upgrade programs. Within 16 months of the contract award, the company successfully completed all design reviews and delivered the first engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) radar to Lockheed Martin.
The steady production of the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected military communications satellite continues on track with Northrop Grumman Corp.'s delivery of the fourth payload to AEHF prime contractor Lockheed Martin 4 1/2 months early.
Northrop Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy demonstrated a new multimode maritime surveillance radar on the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter that will drastically enhance long-range imaging and search capabilities for Navy commanders. Warfighters will now have the latest in radar technology to pair with their current electro-optical infrared payload. Integrating this new radar system will provide the MQ-8B Fire Scout with essential operational capabilities in all tactical environments and will improve how it addresses threats in real-world scenarios.
A pioneer in the design and fabrication of advanced semiconductors, Northrop Grumman Corp. has introduced two new high power gallium nitride (GaN) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) power amplifiers for Ka-band satellite communication terminals and point-to-point digital communication links.
Northrop Grumman Corp., a designer and fabricator of advanced semiconductors, has developed two high performance Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) broadband ultra low noise amplifiers (LNA) that are in production for immediate delivery.
In preparation for ship-board flights this spring, the Northrop Grumman Corp.-built MQ-8C Fire Scout will be tested for its ability to operate safely in the intense electromagnetic environment aboard U.S. Navy ships.
Continuing its support for the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS), Northrop Grumman Corp. has delivered 32 self-deploying, monopole JIB antennas for the third, fourth, fifth and sixth GPS III satellites.
LONGBOW International, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $96 million contract in 2013 from AgustaWestland to support LONGBOW Fire Control Radars on U.K. Apache AH Mk.1 aircraft.