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2011-03-03 15:04:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney will deliver its first reconfigured JT8D-219 engine, to Northrop Grumman later this month as part of the U.S. Air Force's re-engined E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft program. This delivery comes on the heels of FAA certification of several modifications to the engine. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "This delivery is yet another notable milestone...

2011-01-10 07:18:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, today announced the certification of several enhancements for the JT8D-219 engine. These enhancements successfully completed 150 hours of endurance testing in May, clearing the way for Federal Aviation Administration certification of the upgrades in early November. "The JT8D is a major part of Pratt & Whitney's history; improving its reliability and modernizing its...

2010-03-24 07:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that it has been awarded a $10.5 million contract by Northrop Grumman Corporation to provide an upgraded Radar Signal Processing (RSP) solution for use in the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) program. The initial portion of the contract, for $5.1 million, was awarded for the Joint STARS Prime Mission Equipment (PME) Diminishing Material Source (DMS). An...

2010-02-15 08:00:00

NEW DELHI, Feb. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 completed a major milestone when the weapon's Strike Common Weapon Datalink (SCWDL) communicated via Link-16 nodes with a Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System aircraft. The test demonstrated the weapon's ability to function as a node on the network and moved the system one step closer to engaging moving maritime targets. JSOW is a family of low-cost, air-to-ground weapons that...

2009-10-05 06:30:00

WOOD DALE, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that it has been selected to provide supply chain services and logistics support as a member of the Northrop Grumman team on the KC-10 Extender Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program. AAR's portion of the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is valued at approximately $600 million over nine years. As a Northrop Grumman team member, AAR will provide an integrated supply chain program to...

2009-01-20 06:54:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, in a joint venture with Seven Q Seven (SQS) of San Antonio, Texas, celebrated the roll-out of the re-engined Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft along with Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. SQS is an Omega Air Limited company. The Joint STARS aircraft roll out showcased the first successful re-engining of the...

2008-07-01 09:00:25

Expand Networks, a provider of WAN optimization solutions for mobile networks, has announced that Northrop Grumman and the US Air Force have integrated the Accelerator 4820 and Accelerator 6940 into the joint surveillance target attack radar system beyond line of sight communication system to provide application acceleration and bandwidth optimization. Deployed in production, joint surveillance target attack radar system (Joint STARS) aircraft and ground stations, Expand Networks...

2008-06-30 09:02:35

Expand Networks (www.expand.com), the leading provider of WAN Optimization solutions for mobile networks, announced that Northrop Grumman and the United States Air Force have integrated the Accelerator 4820 and Accelerator 6940 into the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) communication system to provide application acceleration and bandwidth optimization. Deployed in production, Joint STARS aircraft and ground stations, Expand Networks...


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