Aeronautics is working on a new VTOL member of its Orbiter family.
USN orders Link 16 for Viper and Venom modifications
Northrop Grumman on 21 September was awarded a $30.92 million firm-price-incentive-fee contract from US Naval Air Systems Command for 25 Link 16 B kits; three Link 16 B kit spares; and two Link
This contract also covers Link 16 systems engineering, programme management and logistics support, the DoD announced.
Northrop Grumman is expected to complete the work in September 2023.
Link 16 is the main US and NATO tactical data link. Shephard Defence Insight notes that it supports the exchange of surveillance data, EW data, mission tasking, weapons assignments and control data.
More from Air Warfare
Saab has revealed new details of its HX fighter offer to Finland as the company bids to secure more Gripen E and GlobalEye AEW&C orders.
Three new announcements cover aircraft and engine maintenance and repair for the P-8A Poseidon.
The US Army maintains a close watch on costs amid progress on major new rotorcraft programmes.
Airbus’ Zephyr has proved its capabilities are out of this world as it set a new world record for absolute altitude for this class of UAS at 76,100ft.
A contender in the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft programme is racking up the hours in flight tests.