Next Generation Jammer Low Band team adds CPI Aero

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation has expanded its Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) Capability Block 1 (CB-1) solution team with the addition of proven structure supplier CPI Aero, Inc. based in Edgewood, N.Y.

Following the proposal submittal for NGJ-LB in January, Northrop Grumman is moving forward with CB-1 execution by selecting CPI Aero, Inc. to provide the NGJ-LB pod structure and assembly, advancing on the U.S. Navy’s speed to fleet path.

CPI Aero, Inc. is also the current supplier of record for pod structure and assembly for the Navy’s ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band program.

Northrop Grumman is the AEA integrator for the Navy’s current EA-18G Growler electronic warfare system. The NGJ-LB will fly on the EA-18G Growler, aiming to provide advanced AEA capabilities.