USAF awards USD 200m contract to Northrop Grumman for infrared countermeasure systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the US Air Force (USAF) has awarded the company with a USD 200 million order for large aircraft infrared countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support, the company said.

This order was received under an existing indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.

Northrop Grumman´s LAIRCM system protects aircrews by automatically detecting, tracking and jamming incoming infrared threats.

Northrop Grumman´s infrared countermeasures are enabling missions worldwide, having been installed on more than 1,500 aircraft of more than 80 types worldwide.

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