Free Newsletter
Register for our Free Newsletters
Airport, Border and Port Safety and Security
Left Nav Sep
Left Nav Sep
Civil Aircraft
Left Nav Sep
Civil Airlines, Airports and Services
Left Nav Sep
Communications and Navigation
Left Nav Sep
Education, Training and Professional Services
Left Nav Sep
Manufacturing and Materials
Left Nav Sep
Military and Defence Facilities
Left Nav Sep
Military Aviation
Left Nav Sep
Military Vehicles
Left Nav Sep
Naval Systems
Left Nav Sep
Personal Equipment
Left Nav Sep
Software and IT Services
Left Nav Sep
Space and Satellite
Left Nav Sep
Weapons, Ammunition and Explosives
Left Nav Sep
View All
Other Carouselweb publications
Carousel Web
Defense File Logo
New Material Logo
Pro Health Service Zone
Pro Manufacturing Zone
Prosecurity Zone
Web Lec Logo
Pro Engineering Zone

Northrop Grumman Continues to Update B-52 Electronic Warfare Systems

Northrop Grumman : 28 October, 2008  (New Product)
Northrop Grumman Corporation continues to make significant updates to the
electronic warfare (EW) self-protection systems onboard the U.S. Air Force's B-52 bomber.
In 2008, the company has received Air Force contracts valued at $72 million to update the B-52's system capabilities through the insertion of cutting-edge EW technologies developed for the F-35 aircraft into the B-52's electronic warfare
self-protection system.

'Many of our current B-52 EW systems are at least 30 years old,
expensive to maintain and lack capabilities much needed by our
warfighters. We are excited about the vastly improved protection and
reliability offered by the new systems while common hardware and
software makes them affordable,' said Sandra Hunt, Program Manager,
Warner Robins Air Logistics Center.

'These modern, digital technologies include the very latest
processors, microwave converters, technique generators and digital
radio frequency memories, in a modular and scalable software and
hardware architecture,' said Mark Kula, vice president, Radio Frequency
Combat & Information Systems for Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems

Northrop Grumman is also under separate contracts to insert
those same components into U.S. Air Force AN/ALQ-131 and AN/ALQ-135
systems, spreading these commonality benefits from the JSF and B-52
across the F-16, A-10 and F-15 fleets.
Bookmark and Share
Home I Editor's Blog I News by Zone I News by Date I News by Category I Special Reports I Directory I Events I Advertise I Submit Your News I About Us I Guides
   © 2012
Netgains Logo