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Egypt interested in acquiring E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft

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Egypt is in discussions with the United States to acquire Northrop Grumman’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft. This emerged during the United...

The Past Week in Defence #50 (19 April – 25 April...

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In this week’s edition, on the continent, Kenya commissions C-145 Skytrucks, South African defence analyst says UN findings on Private Military Contractors in Africa...

RDM and Northrop Grumman collaborate on precision-guided long range artillery ammunition

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) and Northrop Grumman have signed a ten-year partnership agreement on precision-guided enhanced range artillery ammunition. The agreement was signed in February...

NATO to receive first Northrop surveillance drone, years late

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NATO is to receive the first of five Northrop Grumman high-altitude drones in the third quarter after years of delays, giving the alliance its...

Northrop Grumman to buy missile maker Orbital for $7.8 billion

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U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp said on Monday it would buy Orbital ATK Inc for about $7.8 billion in a deal...

Morocco to receive laser rangefinders

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Morocco's military is set to receive 172 laser rangefinders as part of a contract with Northrop Grumman. The United States Department of Defence...

U.S. picks Northrop Grumman to build next long-range bomber

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Northrop Grumman Corp, maker of the stealth B-2 bomber, beat out a Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp team to develop and...

US to supply additional E-2C Hawkeye to Egypt

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The Egyptian Air Force will receive a single Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye airborne early warning and control aircraft from Northrop Grumman, which...

Northrop wins U.S. Global Hawk drone contract worth up to $3.2...

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Northrop Grumman Corp has won a contract worth up to $3.2 billion for continued development, modernization and maintenance of all U.S. Air...

X-47B demonstrates first autonomous aerial refuelling

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Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial refuelling (AAR) with the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D)...

Saab to supply key components in support of US Marine Corps...

The company will supply key components in support of the US Marine Corps Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar programme.Defence and security company Saab's US-based company,...

Saab to supply key components in support of US Marine Corps...

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Defence and security company Saab's US-based company, Saab Defense and Security USA, has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for...

Australia to buy U.S. Triton drones to secure Indian Ocean resources

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Australia has committed to purchasing the U.S. Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft, its prime minister said on Thursday, continuing a trend amongst...

Northrop sees strong foreign interest in unmanned helicopter

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Northrop Grumman Corp on Friday said it saw strong foreign interest in its Fire Scout unmanned helicopter, but faced challenges in translating...

South Korea plans to buy four Global Hawk aircraft from 2017

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South Korea intends to buy four Global Hawk unmanned aircraft, made by Northrop Grumman Corp, for about 900 billion won ($848 million),...

Second X-47B takes to the air

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Northrop Grumman's second X-47B unmanned aerial vehicle has taken to the air for the first time, increasing the pace of flight testing...

US Navy to arm Fire Scout unmanned helicopter

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Northrop Grumman Corporation has started work outfitting the U.S. Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter with a weapons system. The Advanced Precision...

US Army announces Ground Combat Vehicle contracts

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The US Army has announced the award of two contracts to BAE Systems Land and Armaments (US$449 964 969), and General Dynamics...

US defense firms profit but budget cuts weigh on sales

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Cost cuts and bigger margins helped General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman deliver stronger-than-expected quarterly profits as U.S. budget issues hampered sales. Tighter global...

US awards Northrop Grumman African training contract

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The US Department of State has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) to continue providing staff to conduct peacekeeping operations...

Pentagon says worst arms programmes already cut

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The Pentagon has already cut its most troubled weapons programmes and others that are no longer needed, and may be able to...

Industry and academia answer cyber call

Northrop Grumman Corporation has invited three leading US cybersecurity research institutions -- Carnegie Mellon, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Purdue University...

Northrop gets billions in defence contracts

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Los Angeles-based Northrop said it had received a US Navy contract valued at roughly $2.4 billion (R18.8 billion) for the refuelling and...