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BAE Systems Adds Northrop Grumman to Its JLTV Team

April 28, 2011 by · Comment
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ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems announced today it has added Northrop Grumman Corporation to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team. The team currently consists of BAE Systems, Navistar Defense and Meritor Defense (formerly ArvinMeritor). Northrop Grumman will serve as the C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) lead, responsible for the integration of command and control hardware and software, computers and communicat



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U.S. Navy Awards AEGIS Upgrade Contract to Lockheed Martin

NJBIZ.com reports that the U.S. Navy gave Lockheed Martin a contract to upgrade the AEGIS Weapon System installed on destroyers and cruisers. The almost $80 million contract will improve the software as well as some of the control hardware. The AEGIS system is used with versions of the STANDARD Missile to counter ballistic missiles, aircraft and other threats to ships. It has been been used since the Seventies and has had consistent upgrades over the years. The contract will allow Lockheed Martin to upgrade several ships a year slowly re-equipping the whole fleet.

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