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.
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.
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.
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.