Current Activities in the UK

Northrop Grumman in the UK 

Current UK programmes include:

  • 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.
  • 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.