Monday, October 5, 2009
Northrop Grumman Wins Air Force Pact
Northrop Grumman was awarded a $153 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Litening G4 targeting and sensor systems and related equipment. Under the terms of the agreement, Northrop Grumman will deliver Litening G4 targeting and sensor pods to the active U.S. Air Force as well as kits for the Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard to enable the upgrade of existing Litening AT pods to the G4 configuration. The contract also includes the supply of additional data links for the Air National Guard and active U.S. Air Force. Litening Gen 4 is a self-contained, multi-sensor laser target-designating, surveillance and navigation system.