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2013-09-23 08:20:50

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) achieved another significant milestone on its Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) program by completing safety of flight testing on prototype hardware. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The Northrop Grumman CIRCM system is a lightweight, low-cost, high-reliability laser-based countermeasure system. It is designed to integrate and operate with legacy and...

2013-08-12 08:20:42

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has achieved another major milestone in developing equipment to defend helicopters against man-portable air defense systems and other heat-seeking munitions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) With the completion of the Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) Preliminary Design Review (PDR) July 25, Northrop Grumman presented the U.S. Army with a system design...

2013-07-18 08:20:10

LONDON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support its Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems, which are designed to protect aircraft from infrared surface-to-air guided missiles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Under the terms of the five-year, $120 million (£80m) contract, Northrop Grumman will provide repair,...

2013-04-26 08:20:09

MISHOR YAMIN, Israel, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crystals Division of Rotem Industries (Israel) has manufactured the first production series of Hyper-hemispherical (240 degrees or more) sapphire domes dedicated for DIRCM/CIRCM applications. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130426/612546) The new developed Hyper-Hemispherical sapphire domes solve problem in current systems' design such as limited field of view, optical obstacles and huge drag. This development...

2013-02-21 12:21:54

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight a range of its key capabilities and programmes at the Australian International Air Show, including unmanned aircraft systems; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); radars and sensor systems; and infrared countermeasures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The air show takes place at Avalon Airport, Geelong, Australia, Feb. 26-March 3....

2013-01-10 08:20:42

APOPKA, Fla., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced a new variant of the current All Semiconductor Airborne Laser Threat Terminator (ASALTT(TM)) product line that will house a high brightness and high power Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) module. ASALTT(TM) is a family of infrared countermeasure systems that protect fixed-wing and rotary military aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The new QCL module...