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Northrop Lands $62M Option on Air Force Comms Payload Support Contract

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $61.7 million contract modification to support battlefield airborne communication node technology for the U.S. Air Force. The modification exercises an option on a previously awarded contract for BACN payload operations and support services, the Defense Department said Thursday. BACN is designed to integrate with Northrop-built Global Hawk unmanned …

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A&D Tech Industry Vets Carl Johnson, Rebecca McGrane Join Norsk Titanium

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Aviation component manufacturer Norsk Titanium has named Carl Johnson as senior vice president of technology, engineering and quality and Rebecca McGrane as vice president and general manager of its technology center. Norsk Titanium said Monday Johnson, a veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for more than three decades; and McGrane, who spent 15 years at General Dynamics (NYSE: …

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Northrop, General Atomics to Share ND Runway With AF Under Joint Use Agreement

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and General Atomics will share a runway with the U.S. Air Force at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota to test new unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Sen. John Hoeven’s office (R-N.D.) reported Wednesday the Air Force inked a …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016: Three 2016 Wash100 CEOs Whose Firms ‘Beat The Street’ & more

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Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Many reasons have been put forth as to why global financial markets continue to be in turmoil but this week showed there may be no end in sight to this period …

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Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk UAV to Collect Weather Data for NOAA

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 9, 2016 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) unmanned aerial system will be used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to further the study of El Nino and its effect on the Pacific Ocean’s temperature, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Global Hawk UAV will work to provide …

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Northrop Grumman to Deliver 5 Global Hawks to NATO

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 27, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will supply five Global Hawk ground surveillance drones and associated components to NATO by the end of the year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday that the company will deliver the aircraft to the Sigonella Air Base in Italy, …

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Northrop Grumman Flies Global Hawk-Derivative NATO Surveillance Drone

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) held an inaugural flight for the Global Hawk-based surveillance aircraft it built to support NATO missions such as border security and humanitarian assistance, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the Alliance Ground Surveillance drone carries a Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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State Dept Clears Japan’s $1B Northrop Global Hawk Request

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The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy $1.2 billion in Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-built Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles and parts from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to buy three RQ-4 Block 30 I Global Hawk aircraft, eight Kearfott GPS units and eight LN-251 GPS units, the Defense …

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Global Hawk Supplier Partners Showcase Tech in South Korea

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2015 — Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) South Korean partners in Global Hawk components production displayed their unmanned systems technology for the RQ-4 at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2015, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said Firstec is manufacturing wire harnesses and Korea Jig and Fixtures …

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