Northrop To Compete For US ACS Contract

10 January 2008 (Last Updated January 10th, 2008 09:49)

Northrop Grumman says it will lead a team to compete for the US army's Aerial Common Sensor (ACS), an airborne platform that will provide personnel with reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition capability. ACS will be a unique next-generation intelligence, surveillance, recon

Northrop Grumman says it will lead a team to compete for the US army's Aerial Common Sensor (ACS), an airborne platform that will provide personnel with reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition capability.

ACS will be a unique next-generation intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and target acquisition aircraft, able to detect troop movements and intercept communications and radar transmission.

The team includes AAI Corporation, General Dynamics C4 Systems and L-3 Communications.

By staff writer