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Report: Army, Northrop Await Production Approval for Battle Command System

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A U.S. Army spokesperson said documents that will inform the Department of Defense's Milestone C decision on an air defense command-and-control weapon system Northrop Grumman is developing for the service branch are in the final review stage, Defense News reported Tuesday. The report noted administrative challenges have caused delays in DoD's production approval process related to the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System program.

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Northrop Grumman Produces G-2000 Tactical Gyroscope; Brandon White Quoted

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Northrop Grumman Corporation has produced its 75,000th G-2000 gyroscope, the smallest tactical-grade gyroscope for commercial and military customers. The G-2000 has advanced performance and accuracy, sensing orientation for stabilization and targeting applications. Northrop Grumman’s G-2000 is the smallest dynamically-tuned gyroscope produced, featuring high performance, small size and reliability. The gyroscope is enhanced by a servo-electronics card that maximizes performance. 

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Northrop Grumman Supports Successful MDA Flight Test; Scott Lehr Quoted

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The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully intercepted a Northrop Grumman Corporation built Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) target that was launched during a flight test from the Reagan Test Site in the Kwajalein Atoll. “With this successful test, the MDA has successfully demonstrated critical capabilities for the defense of our country utilizing many of Northrop Grumman’s missile defense capabilities, said Scott Lehr.

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Northrop Grumman Delivers 5th NATO RQ-4D Phoenix; Jane Bishop Quoted

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Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the fifth NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft with a non-stop transatlantic flight. The aircraft departed on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from Palmdale, California and landed approximately 20 hours later on Nov. 12th at Sigonella Air Base, Sigonella, Italy. The air vehicle is the last of five NATO RQ-4D aircraft

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Northrop Grumman Wins 2 Missions Under NASA CRS-2 Contract; Frank DeMauro Quoted

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Northrop Grumman has secured two additional missions by NASA under the Commercial Resupply Services contract-2 (CRS-2) with launches occurring in 2023. Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft will be carried into orbit by the company’s Antares launch vehicle from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility for the additional missions. 

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Northrop Grumman Successfully Demonstrates OMS AESA Sensor; Paul Kalafos, Greg Simer Quoted

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Northrop Grumman Corporation has successfully demonstrated an open mission systems (OMS) compliant active electronically scanned array (AESA) sensor in recent ground and multiple flight demonstrations. “These demonstrations continue to act as pathfinders to enable further OMS opportunities,” said Paul Kalafos, vice president, surveillance and electromagnetic maneuver warfare, Northrop Grumman. 

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Northrop Grumman Partners with US Army to Deploy JTAGS Capabilities; Kenn Todorov Quoted

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The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation have deployed enhanced Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) capabilities in South Korea to increase battlespace awareness and missile defense in the region. “JTAGS is vital to warfighters and of growing importance as we create true Joint All-Domain Command and Control systems," said Kenn Todorov.

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Northrop Grumman Wins $91M Contract to Upgrade US Army, Navy Radar Receiver; Ryan Tintner Quoted

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Northrop Grumman has won a $91 million contract to produce AN/APR-39D(V)2 digital radar warning receivers (RWR). “As the radio frequency threat grows worldwide, the protection the AN/APR-39D(V)2 provides has become essential for our warfighters and international partners,” said Ryan Tintner, vice president, navigation, targeting and survivability, Northrop Grumman.

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Northrop Grumman AESA Radar Designated Operational Air National Guard F-16s; Mark Rossi Quoted

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Northrop Grumman has announced that its AN/APG-83 SABR active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar has met the U.S. Air Force’s Full Operational Capability (FOC) readiness on Air National Guard F-16s. “SABR enables F-16 pilots to detect, track, identify and target a greater number of threats faster and at longer ranges from outside the threat envelope,” said Mark Rossi, director, SABR programs, Northrop Grumman.

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Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes System Requirements Review for Aether Spy; William Phillips, Thomas Dalrymple Quoted

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Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the System Requirements Review (SRR) and will now enter into the design phase of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Aether Spy next-generation multifunction radar program. “Aether Spy will enable significant improvements in surveillance and battle management missions in the future battlespace," said Thomas Dalrymple.

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