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2014-03-24 08:35:36

Test team focusing on flying second aircraft, moving flight test program to East Coast SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy have successfully completed the first major milestone of the Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight test program, clearing the aircraft to fly at various altitudes, speeds and weights. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available...

2014-01-06 12:20:57

Testing validates aircraft performance before surveillance sensors are installed SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy have completed nine initial flight tests of the Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS), marking the half-way point in a process called envelope expansion. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2013-12-03 16:21:22

MOSS POINT, Miss., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Moss Point, Miss., Unmanned Systems Center started production of the first NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) Block 40 Global Hawk aircraft, enhanced to meet NATO operational requirements. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Photos accompanying this release are available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=22528. NATO...

2013-11-15 08:20:48

Program Excellence Awards showcase innovation in performance, technology, products and processes PHOENIX, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week has named the winners of the 2013 Program Excellence Awards, identifying eight top-performing aerospace and defense (A&D) programs at Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman as the leaders in their fields. As the industry's preeminent honor for strong program performers with innovative ideas, technologies and process...

2013-11-04 08:20:50

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Division, a subsidiary of Triumph Group, Inc., have successfully demonstrated the structural strength of the U.S. Navy's Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) wing. This is a key capability that will allow the aircraft to descend from high altitudes to make positive identification of targets of interest during surveillance missions. (Logo:...

2013-09-19 08:21:22

Multi-Function Active Sensor provides 360-degree views of ocean and coastal regions SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has completed more than 25 flight tests of the U.S. Navy Triton unmanned aircraft system's (UAS) primary maritime surveillance sensor in preparation for its installation on the aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The company is conducting risk-reduction tests of the...

2013-09-12 08:21:48

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week today announced the finalists for its 10th annual Program Excellence Awards. The awards initiative, developed by industry program experts and executed by Aviation Week, identifies top-performing aerospace and defense (A&D) programs and shares best practices in program leadership. "There is no greater challenge for the industry than executing on programs that are highly complex in their technologies, supply chains and the...

2013-07-29 08:21:04

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully operated its full-scale prototype long-range air surveillance radar during a recent capability demonstration to the U.S. Air Force. The Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) will serve as the principal Air Force long-range, ground-based sensor for detecting, identifying, and reporting aerial targets. This next-generation system will replace the Air Force's AN/TPS-75 air search...

2013-02-02 16:20:01

LONDON, Feb. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry-leading range of capabilities in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) including airborne early warning and control systems for maritime reconnaissance and unmanned aerial vehicles, at the Aero India 2013 exhibition and air show. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO ) Aero India, organised by the Defence Exhibition Organisation, takes place at Air...

2012-10-18 07:21:03

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $45.3 million U.S. Navy contract to provide MK 54 lightweight torpedo hardware, test equipment, spares and related engineering and repair services for U.S. fleet inventory and in support of foreign military sales to the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy. The award represents an exercised option of a current Navy contract for MK 54 torpedo kits. "As enemy submarines remain a threat to...