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Northrop Grumman Valley Office Wins Contract

Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a U.S. Air Force contract totaling up to $200 million to supply navigation and positioning equipment. The work will be performed by Northrop’s Navigation Systems division headquartered in Woodland Hills for the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy, as well as international customers. Bob Mehltretter, vice president, Navigation and Positioning Systems, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, said the company is offering its military clients the highest performing technology at affordable prices. “Additionally, this contract gives customers the flexibility to respond to emerging needs, leading to greater mission effectiveness and the best value,” Mehltretter said in a prepared statement. The advanced devices employ fiber optics and are gyro-based. Northrop will supply the global positioning and inertial navigation systems devices through December 2018. The company will also provide platform integration, modernization, flight test and technical support, training, depot repair and spares.

Mark Madler
Mark Madler
Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006. Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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