Northrop Grumman-led industry team to support Next Generation Air Transportation System

MCLEAN, Va., 29 Oct. 2015. Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) won an $81 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support the Aeronautical Information Management Modernization (AIMM) program.

FAA and Exelis complete NextGen ADS-B aircraft tracking system upgrades nationwide
FAA and Exelis complete NextGen ADS-B aircraft tracking system upgrades nationwide

MCLEAN, Va., 29 Oct. 2015. Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) won an $81 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support the Aeronautical Information Management Modernization (AIMM) program.

FAA and Exelis complete NextGen ADS-B aircraft tracking system upgrades nationwideFAA and Exelis complete NextGen ADS-B aircraft tracking system upgrades nationwide

Under this contract, Northrop Grumman will support the FAA safety mission and Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) objectives: developing automation and information systems/services to address future air traffic requirements. This program will also provide aviation users with digital Aeronautical Information (AI) that conforms to international standards.

"With extensive experience in designing and delivering architectures to modernize systems of this kind, we are uniquely qualified to meet the FAA's specialized needs and address the next frontier of Aeronautical Information requirements," says Ed Sturms, vice president and general manager, civil division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems. "Northrop Grumman is committed to providing a quality user experience for our FAA customer through our inclusive and proven methodology increasing the likelihood of early and broad adoption."

The Northrop Grumman team includes Crown Consulting Inc., Enterprise Engineering Services, Rigil Corp., and Sunhillo Corp.

Northrop Grumman is a global security company providing systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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