Northrop Grumman passes key design review for B-2 weapons program Northrop Grumman has demonstrated to the U.S. Air Force that its plans to upgrade key weapons management software for the B-2 stealth bomber are on track and ready to proceed to the next level of development. The company successfully completed the critical design review of the service's Flexible Strike Phase 1 program on Feb 3.
Northrop Grumman says U.S. Navy approves use of VMS in nuclear submarines Northrop Grumman reports that the U.S. Navy has approved the use of the company's voyage management system 9.3 onboard SSN and SSGN nuclear powered submarines. The VMS software will be installed on 55 SSNs and four SSGNs. Installations have already begun and will be completed by the end of 2016.