Northrop Grumman, Terma to Collaborate on EW Range Simulation Capabilities in Europe
Danish company Terma has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Northrop Grumman Corporation to co-operate on electronic warfare and simulation and training opportunities in Europe. Northrop Grumman’s simulation and training capabilities will be a key element in these EW ranges, providing realistic air combat training for fourth and fifth generation aircraft.
“Training NATO pilots to operate in contested electromagnetic spectrum environments will be critical to mission success in the future, and by collaborating with Terma to provide our advanced capabilities, we can elevate aviation training for pilots in Europe,” said Vice President Of Navigation, Targeting and Survivability at Northrop Grumman, James Conroy.
Northrop Grumman’s sophisticated simulation and training capabilities provide a modern, reactive battlespace environment, designed to help train military personnel to identify and effectively counter enemy missile or artillery threats. At the core of this suite is the Joint Threat Emitter, a ruggedised mobile system that provides advanced training capabilities. This proven capability is in service now with the United States and partner nations.
“Terma has a longstanding relationship with European Air Forces in terms of designing, manufacturing, integrating, and supporting EW equipment and are an ideal partner for Northrup Grumman on their European EW simulation and training opportunities. We look very much forward to our partnership,” said Senior Vice President of Support and Services at Terma, Thorbjørn Machholm.
The MoU establishes the relationship between the companies to contribute their expertise to creating modern, effective air operations training ranges, combining Northrop Grumman’s leadership in digital environments with Terma’s long-standing support of regional partners.
The Terma Group develops products and systems for defence and non-defence security applications, including command and control systems, surveillance, security and naval radar systems, self-protection systems for aircraft, space technology, and aerostructures for the aircraft industry including the F-35 Lightning II programme. –shp/adj/aaa (Image: Terma)