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Communications Software

Edgewater Successfully Completes E1553 Flight Demonstration

Company achieves key milestone in deployment of data bus technology Ottawa, ON - February 1, 2007 - Edgewater Computer Systems Inc., provider of advanced computer and communications technology products for enterprise and embedded computing applications, announced today that it has successfully demonstrated its Extended 1553, or E1553, data bus technology in a joint industry flight demonstration....

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ESAB OK Flux 10.62 Gains Military Approval

Florence, SC - ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announces that its OK Flux 10.62 has received qualification from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) as a MIL-100S-1F classification flux. OK Flux 10.62 now meets the requirements of MIL-E-23765/2E; and the pending technical publication T9074-BC-GIB-010/0200 and is approved for use in military applications requiring a MIL-100S-1F flux that meets...

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Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

High-Tech Resupply Helps Troops

An Air Force C-130, from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron flying high over Afghanistan successfully air dropped vitally needed supplies to a US Army unit on August 31, 2006. This was the first time the Joint Precision Airdrop Delivery System-Mission Planner (JPADS-MP) was used in a combat zone. Capewell Components LLC of South Windsor, CT is the exclusive international distributor of...

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Capewell's "AGAS" Precision Airdrop System Completes Testing

July 30, 2004, Kingman AZ: Capewell Components Company, LLC of South Windsor, Connecticut and Vertigo, Inc. of Lake Elsinore, California completed a highly successful final test of their jointly developed precision guided parachute system - the Affordable Guided Airdrop System, AGAS". The test was conducted during the last week of July on a remote drop zone in northern Arizona. During this test...

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Landing Systems

Northrop Grumman Achieves Production Approval for New System to Enable Safer Aircraft Carrier Landings

SYKESVILLE, Md., Sept. 28, 2006 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received U.S. Navy approval to begin production of a new digitally-controlled arrestment system that will dramatically upgrade the critical process of catching" aircraft landing on carriers. The Advanced Recovery Control (ARC) system, designed and developed by Northrop Grumman's Marine Systems business unit, has...

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Radar Systems

Northrop Grumman to Provide U.S. Air Force with B-1 Radar Components

BALTIMORE, Oct. 18, 2006 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide radar system spares in support of the ongoing B-1 bomber sustainment effort. The B-1 aircraft provides a unique long range strike capability with a large and varied payload. The B-1's offensive radar system, also known as the AN/APQ-164, was designed and manufactured...

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Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Army Contract to Upgrade Lightweight Laser Designator Rangefinder

APOPKA, Fla., Nov. 8, 2006 -- In a major show of support for a critical combat system, the U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract for the company's battle-proven Lightweight Laser Designator Rangefinder (LLDR). The $15 million contract will fund LLDR upgrades for all shipments after 2009 as the Army continues to purchase and upgrade its premier dismounted...

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Security Systems

L-3 Communications Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Contract to Support the U.S. Air Force Space Telemetry, Tracking and Control Network

NEW YORK----Aug. 30, 2006--L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Telemetry-West (L-3 Telemetry-West) division has been awarded a $9.9 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide the next-generation, crypto-modernization-compliant encryptor and decryptor for satellite telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C). This program will include two configurations - an embeddable...

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Instrument Displays

Northrop Grumman Showcases Integrated Security Solutions at Homeland Defense Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 2, 2006 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight its homeland security and defense planning capabilities this week at the Homeland Defense Symposium. The exposition will be held Oct. 2-5 at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colo. Northrop Grumman provides a complete range of homeland security solutions that provide interoperability, reliability...

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Northrop Grumman Gets Order for More Electronic Attack Systems

BETHPAGE, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2006 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received a delivery order from the U.S. Navy to produce spares for the Improved Capability (ICAP) III Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) system on the EA-6B Prowler. This $22 million firm-fixed-price order is in addition to a previous $73 million purchase earlier this year for four complete systems plus another partial...

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