August 2002 Intelligence News
- Northrop Grumman Awards Contract to Aurora Flight Sciences for Global Hawk Components, Tooling Northrop Grumman 27 Aug 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector, prime contractor for the Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance system, has awarded two contracts to Aurora Flight Sciences for fabrication of the Global Hawk V-tails, aft fuselages, nacelles, fairings and for new tooling to be used in the fabrication of the composite hardware.
- Northrop Grumman - U.S. Air Force Team Successfully Tests Feasibility of Releasing Bat Submunition From Predator UAV Northrop Grumman 27 Aug 2002 -- The U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) conducted drop tests July 25 and Aug. 13 that successfully demonstrated the feasibility of releasing a Bat submunition from a Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
- Northrop Grumman Delivers Last Joint STARS Aircraft to 93rd Air Control Wing as Unit Transitions Northrop Grumman 19 Aug 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered the 14th E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft to the 93rd Air Control Wing (ACW) today, six weeks ahead of schedule.
- Fire Scout Autonomous Unmanned System Successfully Demonstrates Payload Capabilities During Flight Test Northrop Grumman 16 Aug 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector today successfully conducted the first inflight sensor payload demonstration of the U.S. Navy's RQ-8A Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle system at Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, Calif.
- NSC Official Calls Intelligence Sharing "Crucial" to Anti-Terror Fight Washington File 15 Aug 2002-- The United States greatly appreciates the cooperation it is receiving from countries around the world in its war against terrorism, says National Security Council spokesman Sean McCormack.
- World first for multiple Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle (UAV) applications BAE Systems 07 Aug 2002 -- BAE Systems and the University of Sydney's Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) successfully completed a series of flight-tests involving multiple Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). In a world first, the UAVs performed fully decentralised picture compilation.
- BAE SYSTEMS selected to continue supplying facilities management to Australian topographic mapping organisation BAE Systems 07 Aug 2002 -- BAE Systems has been competitively selected to continue providing facilities management for the National Mapping Division (NMD) of Geoscience Australia and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation (DIGO).
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