Northrop Grumman receives $322.5 million to proceed development of anti-radiation missiles

LOS ANGELES. U.S. Navy officials awarded $322.5 million to Northrop Grumman Corp. for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range (AARGM-ER) program.

The AARGM-ER program is leveraging the AARGM that is currently in production. The AARGM-ER will be integrated on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft and configured for internal carriage on the F-35 Lightning II.

AARGM is an air-launched missile with the capability to rapidly engage air-defense threats.