Northrop Grumman receives funding for electronic warfare systems for U.S. Army Northrop Grumman has received funding to produce pre-production units of the APR-39D(V)2 radar warning receiver/electronic warfare management system. Under terms of the joint services contract with the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman will produce 18 APR-39D(V)2 units. Delivery is anticipated in late 2014 to begin hardware-software and platform integration testing in 2015.
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.