Friday, February 1, 2008
Finland Orders LITENING Pod
Northrop Grumman received a $30 million contract to deliver LITENING Advanced Targeting (AT) systems to the Finnish Air Force (FiAF) for its F-18 Mid-life Update 2 Program. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman's Defensive Systems Division will deliver 10 LITENING AT systems to the FiAF beginning in late 2008 and continuing through 2009. To date, almost 500 LITENING pods have been ordered by the FiAF, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Netherlands Air Force, Israeli Air Force and Italian and Spanish Navies. More than 440 systems have been fielded.