Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) today announced it will provide its industry-leading RF interconnect systems to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) to deliver high-precision performance that will help improve the capabilities, flexibility and affordability of its airborne surveillance and sensor systems.
“Corning has long provided Northrop Grumman with high-performance RF connectivity,” said Kimberly S. Hartwell, senior vice president and chief commercial officer, Corning Optical Communications. “We are pleased that Corning continues this long-standing collaboration and proud that our innovative products will help provide solutions for Northrup Grumman’s next generation of airborne defense sensor systems.”
Corning’s GPO®, GPPO®, G3PO® and GMS® push-on RF interconnect systems deliver high-precision performance in a super-compact package that is easy-to-install. Typical applications include GPS, missiles, radars, satellites and wireless systems, manned and unmanned military vehicles, and telecommunications systems.
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About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.