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Northrop Wins $155M Order for F-16 Radar Systems

Northrup GrummanNorthrop Grumman has won a $115 million order from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to supply two countries with radar systems for F-16 aircraft, the Maryland Gazette reported Tuesday.

According to the report, the company’s electronic systems division in Linthicum, Md. will get an initial payment of $51 million for 38 AN/APG-68 (V)9  to be delivered to the Thai and Iraqi air forces by December 2017.

The Gazette said Northrop is also set to fill orders of the upgraded targeting system for Egypt, Morocco and Pakistan.

The defense contractor has been making weapons control mechanisms for the F-16 for 36 years.

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