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IBCS completes key tests, teeing up full-rate production decision for Army

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The Integrated Battle Command System program has completed IOT&E, prime contractor Northrop Grumman announced.

HACM contract winners see opportunities for producing less expensive hypersonics at higher rates

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Raytheon Technologies and its industry partner Northrop Grumman have been tapped to develop a new air-launched Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile (HACM) for the Air Force.

Raytheon tapped to develop Air Force’s Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile

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Raytheon beat out Lockheed Martin and Boeing for the down-select for the HACM program. The companies had each done preliminary design work before the contract award to Raytheon was announced Thursday.

Air Force, Northrop Grumman slated to unveil new B-21 stealth bomber in early December

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Air Force officials have disclosed few details about the Raider, which is expected to be stealthy and capable of penetrating advanced enemy air defenses.

Air Force names 5 companies to ABMS consortium to develop requirements and engineering

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L3Harris, Leidos, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and SAIC were all selected to be part of ABMS Digital Infrastructure Consortium to help the Air Force build out the technical and business roadmap.

Following years of protests and litigation, Navy to re-award aerial jammer contract

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After a roughly five-year period following an award, a protest and an ensuing court battle, the Navy is reopening bids for a critical jamming program. In June, the Navy along with L3Harris and Northrop Grumman agreed to a negotiated settlement to reopen discussions for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band program, according to a Navy spokesperson. The Next Generation Jammer will serve as the Navy’s premier aerial electronic attack platform…

Space Development Agency awards $1.3B for hypersonic missile-tracking satellites

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The Pentagon’s Space Development Agency tapped L3Harris Technologies and Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems to prototype and maintain the Tranche 1 (T1) Tracking Layer of its National Defense Space Architecture. That Tracking Layer will be comprised of specialized constellations of satellites intended to provide global, nonstop monitoring for conventional and advanced missile threats, including hypersonic systems flying faster than five times the speed of sound. Via two prototype agreement awards…

Defense contractors see internal investments as path to demonstrating their JADC2 prowess

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Some of the largest U.S. defense contractors plan to use their own R&D funding to demonstrate how they can enable the Pentagon’s joint all-domain command and control concept. JADC2 is the Department of Defense’s vision for integrating the military services’ sensors, shooters and data transmissions into a single unified network. “We have customers in all the services and the intel community, and so we can kind of see how it…

Northrop Grumman demonstrates two successful flight tests for Integrated Battle Command System

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Northrop Grumman successfully completed two flight tests for the Army’s Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS), increasing the level of sophistication of the system to track missiles, the contractor announced Thursday. The tests, which were conducted in March, were part of the initial operational test and evaluation for the air defense system with a third slated to take place in the fall. At White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, the tests…