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Northrop Gets Potential $130M Contract for Japan Global Hawk UAS Production Materials

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $130.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to obtain long lead materials for Japan’s future Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the materials are needed to commence the production of three Block 30 Global Hawk vehicles, two ground control elements, an integrated …

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Northrop Plans Modified Global Hawk for MDA’s Laser-Carrying Drone Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) aims to update the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle in response to a Missile Defense Agency requirement for a drone with capacity to carry heavy loads including a laser weapon, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Flightglobal reported Thursday that MDA’s high-altitude, …

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Fmr. Air Force Intel Chief Urges Rehaul of DoD Drone Program

The former Air Force deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Lt. Gen. David Deptula has a new report that offers the Defense Department suggestions as it writes a 25-year plan for unmanned aircraft. The U.S. military needs to overhaul the way it is buying and managing drones, …

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ANSER Subsidiary Enters Cooperative Deal with AFRL-Sponsored Consortium

Advanced Technology International, an Analytical Services (ANSER) subsidiary, has inked a cooperative deal with a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory-sponsored consortium which created a collaborative contract vehicle worth a potential $333 million. ANSER said Thursday the Metals Affordability Initiative was established to consolidate resources within the government and industry in a push …

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Northrop to Support Air Force’s Battlefield Comms Relay Under $140M Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a one-year, $140 million contract modification to provide payload and operations support for an airborne communications relay that works to help warfighters transmit data and gain situational awareness. Northrop will perform support work on the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node in San Diego, California, and various …

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Boeing & Northrop Boost 2016 Outlooks as General Dynamics Posts 3Q Earnings Beat

Three of the world’s largest government contractors listed in both Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index released third quarter financial results before markets opened Wednesday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) all posted earnings per share figures …

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Northrop to Update Global Hawk Ground Segment Under Air Force Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the ground control segment of the service branch’s Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will provide a scalable cockpit architecture and new command-and-control tools and cybersecurity …

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Northrop Taps Raytheon for $104M Air Force Global Hawk Ground Control Modernization Subcontract

Northrop Grumman  (NYSE: NOC) has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $104 million subcontract to update the ground controls of the U.S. Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system. Raytheon will equip the mission control stations for the Northrop-built UAS with open architecture that will work to facilitate the addition …

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Boeing Cuts Earnings Outlook on 2Q Loss as GD & Northrop Lift Forecasts on Beats, Booz Allen & CGI Top Street Estimates

Five government contractors listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reported their latest quarterly financial results before U.S. markets opened Wednesday and all earnings per share figures fell above the consensus Wall Street forecast. Boeing (NYSE: BA) swung to a net loss for its second quarter and lowered its earnings forecast on …

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Northrop Lands $203M Option on Air Force Global Hawk Logistics, Sustainment Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a potential one-year, $203.5 million contract modification to continue to provide sustainment and logistics support for the service branch’s Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The company will supply additional materials and provide maintenance, planning and operations services to exercise an option …

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