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Northrop Receives Software Updates Work on AF Drones

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 30, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Aerospace Systems a $16.2 million contract for software integration work on the service’s Global Hawk fleet of unmanned aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Pentagon said Friday the modification includes corrections to current software ...

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Northrop Tests OMS Architecture for UAS Onboard Global Hawk

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 19, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has conducted flight tests of a new Open Mission Systems architecture for unnamed aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The flight, which used a NASA RQ-4 Global Hawk, demonstrated how the unmanned aircraft system ...

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Northrop Appoints Stuart Linsky, Mick Jaggers to Roles Under Aerospace Systems Unit

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Stuart Linsky as vice president of engineering and global product development for the aerospace systems business and Mick Jaggers as VP and program manager of the Global Hawk programs. The company said Wednesday Linsky will succeed retiring Peggy Nelson and lead the aerospace systems sector’s product delivery ...

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Raytheon Secures $46M Northrop Subcontract Work for S. Korea Global Hawk

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 31, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won subcontract work from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to provide stationary and mobile ground stations to support four of South Korea’s Global Hawk aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Work under the $46 million contract will occur in Dulles, Virginia, through ...

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Japan Chooses Bell Boeing-Built Osprey Aircraft, Northrop’s Global Hawk ISR System; Caroline Hutcheson Comments

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Japan has moved to purchase the Bell Boeing (NYSE: BA)-built V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft for an undisclosed amount through a foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes the East Asian nation also procured the Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-developed Global Hawk unmanned surveillance system and E-2D Hawkeye aircraft. Boeing spokesperson ...

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Air Force Awards $306M Global Hawk Logistics Contract to Northrop

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide logistics and sustainment support services for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Hawk weapon system through the end of September 2015 under a $306.1 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the deal includes material and services to support planning, operations and maintenance work on the Global Hawk. ...

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Northrop to Produce 3 More USAF Global Hawks for $345M; Mick Jaggers Comments

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $354 million contract to manufacture three additional Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The order will increase the number of RQ-4 Global Hawks operated by the branch to 37 by 2017, Northrop said Monday. “Even as Global Hawk ...

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Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global Hawk Drones

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Japan plans to invest approximately 372 million dollars over the next decade to buy new unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a military fleet expansion, Defense One reported Monday. Daniel Medina writes that an IHS Jane’s senior analyst has indicated that the Japanese government is interested in acquiring Northrop Grumman-made ...

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Cathy Rice Named Northrop Aerospace Systems Contracts VP; Ken Bedingfield Comments

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Cathy Rice, formerly director of contracts for military aircraft systems for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of contracts, pricing and program business operations for the company’s aerospace systems sector. In her previous role, Rice helped lead negotiations for the company’s $1.7 billion contract with NATO covering five Global Hawk ...

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Report: South Korea to Buy Northrop’s Global Hawk for $848M; Raytheon’s Bob Busey Comments

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South Korea wants to purchase four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) unmanned aerial vehicles for nearly $848 million from the U.S., Reuters reported Sunday. Joyce Lee and Andrea Shalal-Esa write South Korea plans to buy those UAVs through a foreign military sales agreement and sign that deal in 2014. Lee Young-geol, ...

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