Current Activities

Northrop Grumman in the UK 

Current UK programmes include:

  • NATO Cyber Security – Northrop Grumman together with Finmeccanica, through SELEX ES provided the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC), an extensive managed service which provides cyber security and information assurance to around 50 NATO sites and headquarters throughout 28 countries worldwide.
  • Brunei C4ISR – Provision of Joint Operations Centre (JOC) command and control capability for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces including integrated C4ISR headquarters system and deployable JOC as well as training and in-country support.
  • E-3D Sentry AWACS Whole life support for the RAF’s fleet of E-3D Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft based at RAF Waddington.
  • DIRCM – Supply, maintenance, repair (in strategic partnership with Selex) of Directional Infra-red Counter-Measure (DIRCM) systems installed on a range of RAF aircraft types.
  • LAIRCM Support – In-service support for Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) that protect large fixed-wing transport and other aircraft. 
  • CUTLASS – Development and manufacture of next generation unmanned ground vehicles for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD).
  • IDENT 1 – Core systems integration and provision of the IDENT1 biometric identification service for the Police.
  • London Ambulance – Design, development and implementation of the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system for the London Ambulance Service to handle emergency calls and ambulance movements. 
  • Metropolitan Police – Providing CommandPoint™ application as the core solution for command and control requirements for the Metropolitan Police
  • Type 45 – Design, development, supply and through life support of the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for all Type 45 Destroyers.
  • Astute, Queen Elizabeth Class – Integrated Bridge System for new aircraft carriers and the IPMS for Astute
  • Air Traffic Management – Air traffic control voice communications and nationwide ground-to-air communications system for airports and air traffic service providers around the world.
  • NATO Command & Control Systems – Hardware and software support to NATO C3 Agency for the Maritime Command and Control Information System (MCCIS) installed in NATO maritime headquarters.
  • C4I – Command and Control for PC (C2PC) and Interoperable C4I Services (ICS) used in 40-countries with 100,000 users. User interface/core functionality for MoD’s Joint Operations Command System (JOCS) and Royal Navy Command Support System (RNCSS).
  • Cyber Security – Partner with BT developing a cyber security test range under the Technology Strategy Board funded SATURN research programme. Northrop Grumman will build the cyber test range at its Fareham facility.