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May 01, 2013

NGC Marks 50 Years Of Airborne Electronic Attack Expertise

Efforts Have Spanned Combat Operations From Vietnam To Afghanistan

With the first flight of the EA-6A on April 26, 1963, Grumman Aerospace, now Northrop Grumman Corporation, launched its long and successful legacy as a leader in airborne electronic attack technology. Airborne electronic attack has been a key component of all military contingency operations, as well as combat operations including Vietnam, the Cold War, Grenada, Panama, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya.

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US Naval Surface Warfare Center To Acquire Airborne Minesweeping System

Contract Valued At Over $10 Million With ITT Exelix

The U.S. Navy has awarded a contract valued at more than $10 million to ITT Exelis to provide one MK 105 Mod 4 airborne minesweeping system for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division in Panama City, FL.

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LoBiondo Introduces 'AT HOME' Act

Bill Would Keep Military Demonstration Teams Stateside

U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (R-NJ-02) has introduced legislation that would restrict popular taxpayer-paid aviation demonstration teams from performing at international air shows. LoBiondo introduced the “Aviation Teams Helping Our Municipalities’ Economies (AT HOME) Act of 2013” to ensure domestic performances are prioritized above requests from abroad should the teams resume performing.  

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Upgraded Kiowa Warrior Would Save U.S. Army Some $600 Million

Army-Led Initiative To Upgrade Rather Than Replace Vietnam-Era Aircraft

The U.S. Army planned a flight demonstration Tuesday of an upgraded OH-58 Kiowa Warrior that could save U.S. taxpayers some $600 million over the next several years. The Army led an initiative with Bell Helicopter and Honeywell to build its own prototype aircraft in two years.

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