CLIFTON SPRINGS — Northrop Grumman has selected G.W. Lisk Co. as an outstanding supplier supporting the OmegA rocket, which will launch national security missions for the U.S. Space Force. OmegA is on track for its first launch in spring of 2021.

“G.W. Lisk Company is honored to receive the Outstanding Supplier award from our customer, Northrop Grumman. Lisk has a long history of supplying critical components to help enable our country’s defense systems. We are always prepared to answer the call,” said Ed Maier, president & CEO of Lisk.

In developing OmegA, Northrop Grumman has leveraged a robust supply chain, flight proven technologies and extensive experience launching critical payloads. The rocket was designed to accommodate national security payloads while also serving the civil and commercial markets.

G.W. Lisk is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Linear Variable Differential Transformers, commonly referred to as LVDTs. These products are used in many mission critical applications where extremely tight tolerances on linear position control are required. For the OmegA program Lisk’s LVDTs are used for thrust vectoring control on Northrop Grumman’s GEM 63 booster rocket and the RL10 liquid fuel upper stage rocket.

In addition to the above application G.W. Lisk is also a leader in the engineering and manufacture of motion and flow control products for defense, aerospace and heavy duty engine air management.

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