The Australian government is acquiring a second Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude long-endurance maritime unmanned ISR air vehicle.
Northrop Grumman Australia has appointed Air Vice Marshal (Ret’d) Chris Deeble as its new chief executive. He replaces Ian Irving.
Northrop Grumman is developing a system where a Bushmaster cannon, ammunition and operator consoles can slot in and out of the hold of a C-27J Spartan.
Northrop Grumman says it is continuing to work through plans to become an anchor tenant at the new aerotropolis planned for Western Sydney Airport. In May 2017 Northrop Grumman Australia announced it would invest $50 million to establish an electronic systems maintenance and sustainment centre at the forthcoming Western Sydney Aerotropolis, which will be built