Northrop Grumman to upgrade Navy AN/AAQ-24(V) LAIRCM missile warning system with advanced threat capability
PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 27 Feb. 2011. Engineers from the Northrop Grumman Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Rolling Meadows, Ill., will upgrade the U.S. Navy AN/AAQ-24(V) Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) missile warning sensor by adding advanced threat warning capability under terms of a $34.9 million contract announced Friday.
Northrop Grumman will do work on the current contract in Rolling Meadows, Ill.; Goleta, Calif.; Owego, N.Y.; Middleton, Wis.; Tulsa, Okla.; Saxonburg, Pa.; Kirkland Wash.; and other U.S. locations, and should be finished by February 2013. Awarding the contract are officials of the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md.