Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission Satellite System demonstrates Northrop Grumman’s integrated approach to mission success

Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission Satellite System demonstrates Northrop Grumman’s integrated approach to mission success

Dulles, VA (STL.News)- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by Space Norway to deliver its Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission (ASBM) system.  Northrop Grumman will design, manufacture and integrate two satellites in addition to providing critical ground infrastructure.

The ASBM satellites will carry multiple hosted payloads including an X-Band payload for the Norwegian Ministry of Defense and a Ka-Band payload for Inmarsat.  Northrop Grumman announced last year that it will also provide two Extremely High Frequency eXtended Data Rate (EHF XDR) payloads for the Enhanced Polar System-Recapitalization (EPS-R) to the U.S.

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