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Northrop Grumman Moves Forward with $372 Million Stealth Bomber Deal

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) is working on an antenna system that will “enable the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber to send and receive battlefield information securely by satellite up to 100 times faster than it can today.”

The deal, awarded by the Air Force is valued at $372 million.

“Our work on the EHF antenna system takes full advantage of Northrop Grumman’s expertise not only in B-2 advancement, but also in satellite communications, ” said Dave Mazur, vice president of long range strike and B-2 program manager for Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector. “This important enhancement will ensure that the B-2 retains its strategic communications capabilities well into the future.”

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