Ret. Maj. Gen. Charles Lyon to Lead Northrop’s Hampton Business, Represent Company to Joint and Air Force Commands in U.S., Europe

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Charles W. Lyon has been appointed as the new corporate lead executive for Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Hampton, Va. business, where he will represent the the Falls Church, Va.-based contractor’s company to customers in its ‘eastern’ region, the company announced Dec. 23. Lyon, who comes out from retirement from the Air Force after more than 30 years of service, will report...

Amy Hopkins, Thomas Laux to Help Lead New Northrop Aerospace Systems Org

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Amy Hopkins, a former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer, and former Deputy Assistant Navy Secretary Thomas Laux have joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as directors of a new organization under the aerospace systems sector. Hopkins will lead tactical planning and research initiatives and Laux will develop mission support programs for the business and advanced systems development group, Northrop...

Karen Campbell Elevates to VP for Marine Systems at Northrop Grumman

Karen Campbell Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Karen M. Campbell vice president of the company’s marine systems business unit, a provider of power generation, marine propulsion and missile launching and handling systems, effective immediately. According to a company statement, Campbell will assume responsibility for all programs and products of the marine systems business and...

Northrop Appoints James Culmo VP of New Unmanned Systems Enterprise

James Culmo Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has appointed James Culmo vice president of the company’s new high-altitude, long endurance enterprise (HALE) organization. The Falls Church, Va.-based contractor formed the organization to house individual unmanned systems programs in an effort improve efficiency and affordability, according to a company statement. Culmo will lead HALE and...

Northrop Names Ginger Wierzbanowski as a Space Program VP; Sid Ashworth Comments

Ginger Wierzbanowski Northrop Grumman Corp. named Ginger Wierzbanowski as the new VP of space, missile defense, advanced technology and ground programs, the company announced today. Prior to her appointment, Wierzbanowski was the Falls Chuch, VA.-based firm’s VP of government relations and special projects. Sid Ashworth, corporate VP of government relations and Wierzbanowski’s current...

Northrop Wins $96M Missile Defense Team Follow-On

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) won a $96 million follow-on contract to support the Missile Defense Agency’s ballistic missile defense operational systems, the company announced Tuesday. The Falls Church, Va.-based company is one of 5 contractors in the Missile Defense National Team. The team supports the MDA’s command, control, battle management and communications program. Kelley Zelickson,...

Fluor Names Raytheon, Northrop Vet Biggs Porter CFO, SVP

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) has appointed Biggs C. Porter as chief financial officer and senior vice president, the company announced Wednesday. Porter will join the company’s headquarters in Irving, Texas, on April 9 and officially begin serving in the CFO role May 4. The company said that is when it finishes reporting its financial results for its first quarter of 2012. In that role, Porter will...

Navy Awards $377M in IDIQs for Surveillance Tech R&D

The U.S. Navy has awarded several indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for research and development work supporting emerging surveillance technologies. The Defense Department said the technologies could be applicable to shipboard intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. Contract details include: General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit won...

Air Force Awards $1.9B Design, Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 26 companies prime positions on the potential .9 billion Design and Engineering Support Program contract. The seven-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for engineering and technical services. DESP III can also be used to develop prototypes and limited production runs. On Jan. 24, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) announced it had won a prime position on...

Air Force Adds Northrop to Potential $2B Engineering Contract

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) a position on an engineering support services contract with a ceiling value of around .9 billion, Northrop announced Wednesday. Twenty-six companies in all won positions on the Design Engineering Support Program III contract, which has a seven-year performance period for use by Defense Department agencies. Northrop said the Air Force Material...