Northrop Grumman delivers missile defense system to US Army

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has delivered the first Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) missile defense systems to the US Army, the company said.

The company said the systems were delivered under an engineering and manufacturing development contract awarded in 2015 to produce the next generation of aircraft survivability equipment to defend against man-portable air-defense systems and other heat-seeking munitions. The system went through software qualification testing that demonstrated performance features of the hardware and acceptance testing that validated the compliance of the system.

The company said the CIRCM system completes Northrop Grumman´s full suite of electronic warfare protection systems, to include advanced missile warning, hostile fire indication, radar warning, radio frequency jamming, laser warning, IRCM jamming capabilities, and cockpit digitization.

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