Northrop Grumman Begins Building First Australian MQ-4C Triton

October 27, 2020 – Northrop Grumman has initiated the build process for Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton, a game-changing unmanned maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. In a ceremony broadcast to a virtual audience, speakers from the Australian Government, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), U.S. Congress, U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman emphasized the significance of this event. “The MQ-4C Triton…

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DSCA Approves E-2D Advanced Hawkeye for France

July 6, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of France of three (3) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of France requests…

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Cubic Teams with Carley and Northrop Grumman to Support US Navy’s Sailor 2025

June 29, 2020 – Cubic Corporation today announced its Cubic Global Defense (CGD) business division has partnered with Carley Corporation and Northrop Grumman to pursue the U.S. Navy’s potential $93 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract for the design, development, testing and delivery of products in support of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Ready Relevant Learning (RRL) Content Conversion (CC)…

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Australia commits to next generation Triton Remotely Piloted Aircraft

June 18, 2020 – Australia’s maritime approaches will be further strengthened with the purchase of an additional Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, bringing Australia’s Triton fleet to three. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the Triton acquisition is an important part of protecting Australia’s borders and making the region more secure. “Once in…

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Northrop Grumman Builds Very Lightweight Torpedo for US Navy

May 21, 2020 – Northrop Grumman has successfully manufactured and tested the first industry-built Very Lightweight Torpedo (VLWT) for the U.S. Navy. The prototype torpedo is based on the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory’s (PSU-ARL) design that was distributed to defense industrial manufacturers in 2016. Northrop Grumman, which independently funded the research and development, will offer the design-for-affordability improvements…

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Marotte Control’s CAS to Equip AARGM-ER on the F/A-18E/F, EA-18G and F-35

April 22, 2020 – Marotta Controls, a rapidly growing aerospace and defense supplier based in New Jersey, announced today that it has designed and will be manufacturing a new Control Actuation System (CAS) for Northrop Grumman. The CAS will be integrated into Northrop’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ERs) specified for U.S. Navy and Air Force use. The…

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