BAMS-D Returns to Patuxent River After 10 Year Deployment

The Navy’s Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator (BAMS-D) returned from Fifth Fleet to its home base at Pax River June 17, marking the end of a 13-year deployment, originally intended to be just six months. The unmanned aircraft landed at Pax River shortly after 2:00 p.m. where the dedicated BAMS-D team of military, civilian and contractor personnel welcomed its arrival.…

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Northrop Grumman & Aeronix in the Connected Battlespace

Northrop Grumman Corporation and Aeronix Inc. have been selected to build a secure connective networking layer in space that will help enable the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) vision for the joint force. The companies will develop a Space End Crypto Unit (ECU) prototype that will connect platforms and weapons in low earth orbit (LEO) across common architecture, providing added…

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Northrop Grumman to Develop NIWC Relay Ground Station

Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a $99.6 million contract by U.S. Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific to provide mission-critical capabilities for Relay Ground Station-Asia (RGS-A). Northrop Grumman will design, develop, integrate, test and deliver the first of the next-generation relay ground stations to support legacy and future missile-launch and missile-warning detection satellites. “The advanced technologies we bring to this…

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NATO RQ-4D Phoenix Achieves Major Milestone

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s, NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) RQ-4D Phoenix Global Hawk has reached a major milestone with the NATO AGS Management Agency (NAGSMA)’s Full System Handover to the NATO AGS Force (NAGSF) at the Main Operating Base, Sigonella, Sicily. The specially-designed AGS system is uniquely suited to NATO requirements and is providing critical Joint ISR situational awareness to the…

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Nortrop Grumman Joins ASPAARO for NATO Comms

Airbus Defence and Space together with Northrop Grumman Corporation and seven industrial players forming the ASPAARO (Atlantic Strategic Partnership for Advanced All-domain Resilient Operations) team have been selected by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to conduct one of three Risk Reduction and Feasibility Studies (RRFS). The studies aim to suggest technical solutions for the Alliance Future Surveillance and…

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Northrop Grumman Completes STSS Demonstration

Built by Northrop Grumman Corporation in support of the Missile Defense Agency, two demonstration Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) satellites successfully completed their missions and have been retired. Their achievements pave the way for future operational missile warning and tracking systems that will defend the nation. “Launched in 2009 and expected to operate for four years, these demonstration satellites…

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Northrop Grumman in the UK Supports Astute Submarines

Northrop Grumman Corporation in the UK (NGUK) has been awarded a contract for in-service support of the Astute Class Submarine Platform Management System (PMS) by the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence. Northrop Grumman is the original equipment manufacturer of the state-of-the-art, fully integrated PMS installed on Astute Boats 4 to 7. With this…

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Northrop Grumman to Modernize E-6B Mercury Fleet

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it was recently awarded the Integrated Modification and Maintenance Contract for the U.S. Navy’s E-6B Mercury platform, a derivative of the commercial Boeing 707 aircraft. The work will be performed at Northrop Grumman’s Aircraft Maintenance and Fabrication Center in Lake Charles. “We are laser focused on providing the most relevant capabilities while improving mission readiness,” said…

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Northrop Grumman to Develop Prototype Constellation

Northrop Grumman Corporation today received an award with a potential value of $692 million from the Space Development Agency (SDA) to produce and field an innovative, proliferated constellation of 42 low-Earth orbit (pLEO) satellites for the Tranche 1 Transport Layer (T1TL) mesh satellite communications network. T1TL will provide resilient, low-latency, high-volume data transport supporting U.S. military missions around the world.…

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Northrop Grumman Delivers 900th F-35 Center Fuselage

Northrop Grumman Corporation marked the 900th center fuselage delivery on February 14th. Utilizing the company’s Integrated Assembly Line (IAL), F-35 center fuselages are delivered across three unique aircraft variants. The IAL is a world-class production facility using the latest in automation and robotics to deliver on large aircraft production efforts at scale. Northrop Grumman is a principal partner to Lockheed…

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