Anthony Brown Joins Northrop in HR VP Role

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Anthony Brown Anthony Brown, formerly vice president of human resources at Clark Construction, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as HR VP for the company’s corporate office and enterprised shared services organizations. Brown is also a former HR VP for the PulteGroup, Northrop said Monday. He will oversee the company’s talent capture and redeployment center of excellence, through...

Northrop Wins $100M to Help Maintain Air Force Info Environment

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $98 million contract to help operate and maintain a software system the U.S. Air Force uses to collaborate and share information. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. received four offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. According...

Mark Owen, Former Air Force 1-Star General, Named Civergy CEO; Mark Gray Comments

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Mark Owen Mark Owen, a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general and formerly an executive vice president at Civergy, has been appointed CEO of the Landover, Md.-based contractor. The former U.S. Strategic Command policy and plans director and led work to integrate New West Technologies into Civergy following the latter company’s acquisition of New West in January, Civergy said Tuesday. He...

Jeanne Usher Named Northrop Sperry Marine Managing Director

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Jeanne Usher Jeanne Usher, formerly deputy managing director at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine unit, has been promoted to the managing director position following Alan Dix’s retirement. Northrop said Tuesday that Usher will oversee the U.K.-based business unit’s global commercial and defense programs and navigation product portfolio, which includes radars and compass...

Jose Ruiz, Raytheon Vet, Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as CIO

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Jose Ruiz Jr., formerly a vice president and chief information officer at Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (NYSE: RTN), has joined Aerojet Rocketdyne as VP and CIO for the GenCorp subsidiary. He previously was responsible for the Raytheon IIS business’ work to consolidate data centers and develop relationships with agencies in the intelligence and civilian sectors, Aerojet Rocketdyne announced...

Toshihiko Seki to Lead Northrop’s Japan Air Power Programs; Mary Petryszyn Comments

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Toshihiko Seki, a 30-year veteran of Japan’s army, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) as head of air power programs and will be based in the company’s Tokyo office. Northrop said Monday Seki will oversee the company’s work in Japan’s defense and security markets, particularly in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “His years of experience and leadership...

Tony Abbott: Australia to Buy Northrop’s Triton UAV

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Australia plans to purchase a Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-built unmanned aerial vehicle for maritime surveillance operations over the country’s northern region, Flight International reported Thursday. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Thursday the government intends for the aircraft to help protect Australia’s border, assets and marine resources, according to the report. Andrew McLaughlin writes...

MDA Increases Northrop Missile Defense IT Services Contract by $750M

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Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) contract with the Missile Defense Agency to help run information technology and facilities for the U.S. ballistic missile defense system has received $750 million in additional funding. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification increases the contract’s total value from $2.5 billion to $3.25 billion. Work under the hybrid omnibus contract also...

Tom Eldredge: Lockheed, Northrop JV to Help Sustain Radars for UK Helicopters

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a five-year, $96 million subcontract by AgustaWestland to help sustain fire control radars on British military helicopters. Longbow International will provide engineering, logistics and repair services for the radars as part of AgustaWestland’s operational support contract with the U.K.’s...

Jeffrey Palombo: Northrop Radar Designed to Help Marines Detect, Engage Targets

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will enter the low-rate initial production phase on ground and air task-oriented radars for U.S. Marine Corps troops to monitor and engage targets. The Navy’s assistant secretary for research development and acquisition approved the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar program production at a Defense Department event on Jan. 24, Northrop said Monday. Jeffrey Palombo,...

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