ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Feb. 14, 2012. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received two follow-on Low Rate Initial Production contract awards from the U.S. Air Force totaling a combined $66 million to provide additional LITENING SE advanced targeting pods.
These awards are part of an original, overall seven-year (5-year base with two 1-year options), $920 million, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract granted to Northrop Grumman in 2010, representing a continuation of the LRIP program. LITENING SE recently completed an extensive flight test program on the F-16 Block 40/50 and A-10C aircraft.
LITENING SE delivers includes full 1Kx1K Forward Looking Infrared, 1Kx1K charge-coupled device and short wave infrared sensors, color symbols, tracking, zoom, and two-way multi-band data link.