Northrop Grumman to Provide Enhanced UAV Radar to Army

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has a deal in place to supply 40 more STARLite wide area surveillance radars, which offer extended capabilities to the U.S. Army’s Extended-Range Multi-Purpose unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Deliveries will extend from March of next year through March 2012.

“STARLite is the program of record for the U.S. Army and this award demonstrates the Army’s confidence in STARLite’s surveillance capabilities and our ability to continue to meet the production schedule, ” said Pat Newby, vice president of weapons and sensors for Northrop Grumman’s Land and Self Protection Systems Division. “STARLite completed all first article and government testing requirements, which led to this award. These systems are ready now for immediate deployment.”

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