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US Navy Selects Northrop Grumman as Design Agent for AN/SPQ-9B Radar

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded the role of design agent for the AN/SPQ-9B surface search and fire control radar. As design agent, Northrop Grumman provides support to existing and future systems, troubleshoots issues, performs redesign efforts as parts go obsolete and adds new capabilities...

More Brazilian P-3 Upgrades

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David Oliver - Nine P-3 Orion aircraft were acquired by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from the US Navy in 2006, and were upgraded at Airbus Defence and Space facilities at Getafe in Spain, near Madrid. The upgrade package included the installation of Fully...

Saab Receives Order from the US Navy for Sea Giraffe AMB

Saab has received an additional order for the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar, designated AN/SPS-77 by the U.S. Navy, for installation on the U.S. Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ships LCS 36 and LCS 38. The order, placed by General Dynamics, is further testament to Saab’s...

Vigor will feature its state-of-the-art, fast patrol craft at NAVDEX 2019

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Vigor, the builder of the US Navy’s Combatant Craft Medium (CCM) and Combatant Craft Heavy (CCH) as well as the United States Coast Guard Response Boat – Medium (RB-M) will feature its new 21 meter patrol boat, the Vigor Fast Inceptor (VFI) at NAVDEX...

Blinding the Enemy – with Science

Previously known as Electronic Counter Measures, Electronic Attack uses electromagnetic energy, directed energy, or anti-radiation weapons to attack enemy personnel, facilities, or equipment. Electronic Attack (EA) uses the transmission of radio frequency energy to disrupt the operation of other radio frequency systems. This the essence...

New RAM launchers for the German Navy

At June 2018, RAM-System GmbH (RAMSYS) was awarded for the delivery of ten Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launching systems for the German Navy. These weapon systems will be installed and integrated on the second batch of already procured K130 class corvettes. The RAM weapon system...

Shayrat splashed, but questions remain

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Justin Bronk, airpower research fellow at London’s Royal United Services Institute, explains why Russian air defence systems may have failed to shoot down any of the cruise missiles the US Navy launched at targets in Syria on 7th April. The 7th April strikes against...

RAF ASRAAM Integration Advances

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A live firing of MBDA’s Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) from a Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning-II fighter has taken place; marking the first time a non-US made weapon has been dropped from the type. The infrared-guided ASRAAM is being certified for use on the...

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Northrop Grumman Awarded $167 Million for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it has been awarded a $167 million contract by the U.S. Navy for Lot 8 Full Rate Production of the...

US Navy Selects Northrop Grumman as Design Agent for AN/SPQ-9B Radar

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded the role of design agent for the AN/SPQ-9B surface search and fire control radar. As design agent, Northrop Grumman...

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