Northrop Grumman to provide avionics mission computers for military helicopters

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – Avionics and flight computer experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will provide as many as 503 new VME-based FlightPro Gen III scalable mission computers for UH-1Y, AH-1Z, and UH-60V military helicopters of the U.S. Marine Corps. and government of Bahrain, reports John Keller for Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Northrop Grumman to provide avionics mission computers for military helicopters
Northrop Grumman to provide avionics mission computers for military helicopters
PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – Avionics and flight computer experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will provide as many as 503 new VME-based FlightPro Gen III scalable mission computers for UH-1Y, AH-1Z, and UH-60V military helicopters of the U.S. Marine Corps. and government of Bahrain, reports John Keller for Military & Aerospace Electronics.

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The Intelligent Aerospace take:

April 4, 2019-The Northrop Grumman Gen III mission computers are the heart of the company's integrated avionics system that powers the glass cockpit avionics of the UH-1Y Venom and UH-60V Black Hawk utility helicopters, as well as the and AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter. The newhelicopter avionics and mission computers can accommodate future system upgrades; rapid insertion of new technologies; and integration of other avionics, communications, and survivability equipment.

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