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2014-09-10 08:22:36

LINTHICUM, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and demonstrate advanced wideband digital antenna technology for next generation radio frequency (RF) sensors using active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The DARPA Microsystems Technology Office awarded Northrop Grumman an $11.9 million contract...

2014-08-08 16:20:32

LINTHICUM, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Michael J. Meaney, vice president, Advanced Land and Self-Protection Systems, for the Advanced Concepts and Technologies Division (AC&TD) in its Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26995 In his new...

2014-07-03 12:21:29

Work will be completed in Tucson by 2017 TUCSON, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $163,223,113 fixed-price/fixed-price-incentive/cost-plus-incentive contract for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) Program Support and Sustainment (PSAS). The PSAS contract provides sustaining engineering, program management, contractor logistics support and accomplishes the diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortage tasks of...

2014-06-24 08:21:17

Raytheon completes preparing JLENS radar for contingency deployment TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Should the U.S. or its allies need enhanced protection against cruise missiles, hostile airplanes, sea-borne threats or unmanned aircraft, military commanders will have a new system at their disposal. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has finished preparing a blimp-borne radar system previously used for testing, for use as a rapidly deployable strategic asset. JLENS is a powerful...

2014-06-02 20:20:24

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $298,000,044 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification for the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminals (FAB-T) Command Post Terminals (CPT) Production program. As a result of this down-select decision, low rate initial production, full rate production and interim contractor support contract options may be exercised to deliver FAB-T CPT-Only Terminals. The Phase 2...

2014-05-13 08:21:08

TUCSON, Ariz., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 1000th Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD(®) -J) to the U.S. Air Force as part of the Lot 5 production contract. "The MALD program has enjoyed a perfect 33-for-33 flight test record over the past two years," said Mike Jarrett, vice president of Air Warfare Systems for Raytheon Missile Systems. "The MALD has demonstrated it can simultaneously increase the combat capability of platforms, sensors,...

2014-04-29 12:22:52

SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) to provide electronic jamming backpack systems to counter the threat of roadside improvised explosive devices (IEDs). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Under the Counter Radio-controlled IED Electronic Warfare Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operation Capable, or CREW MEU (SOC), contract, Northrop Grumman will deliver and support five initial...

2014-01-13 12:20:29

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has finished detailed performance testing on its Advanced Pulse Generator (APG), which represents the next technology evolution for the company's Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) product that is used to test and validate the performance of electronic warfare equipment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The APG utilizes high speed direct digital...


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