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Northrop Selects Cobham to Create Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder Motion Control Tech 

northrop Grumman_BLUETYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Cobham has received an $8 million contract from Northrop Grumman to create a motion control system for its two microwave instruments intended to be used for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The company will create the system at its facility in Hauppauge, New York wherein it will be integrated with the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder units of the JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 environmental satellites, Cobham said Thursday.

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