Northrop is partnering with AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, to compete for the proposed U.S. Navy’s Marine One presidential helicopter to replace the existing VXX. The companies will offer a U.S.-built variant of AgustaWestland’s 101. AgustaWestland specializes in making helicopters, while Northrop specializes in integrating complex aerospace aircraft and equipment. AgustaWestland and then-partner Lockheed Martin won the last VXX competition, but the program was canceled earlier this ...


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