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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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Northrop Awarded $203M Air Force Global Hawk Maintenance Contract

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Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $203,559,738 contract modification to maintain the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. The company will perform planning, operations and maintenance services under the option from a previously-awarded contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Northrop will perform work in San Diego through Sept. …

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Northrop to Retrofit, Maintain US Air Force’s Global Hawk Drones Under $3B Contract

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $3.2 billion contract to update and sustain all variants of the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The company will perform program management, engineering, configuration and technical modernization efforts to support development of the drones, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Northrop will perform …

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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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