Northrop Grumman completed and delivered some 36,000 miniature integrated electronic circuits for the payloads of the fifth and sixth AEHF satellites.
Inmarsat has selected Northrop Grumman Information Systems to provide a signal interference and monitoring system for its Ka-band Global Xpress satellite system.
The next-generation system likely will go forward after all.
The EPS will replace the Interim Polar System andl complement the AEHF.
Declining volume on space programs partially offset increased revenue in military and unmanned aircraft systems at Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector, which reported $2.586 billion in revenue during the 2012 third quarter, up 5.3 percent from the same period last year, Northrop Grumman reported Oct. 24.