Bridget Coulon Named VP of Northrop’s Corporate Office, Enterprise Shared Services HR; Denise Peppard Comments

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Bridget Coulon Bridget Coulon, formerly director of the electronic systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president of human resources for the company’s corporate office and enterprise shared services organization. She will report to Denise Peppard, corporate VP and chief HR officer, and be responsible for the corporate office and ESS organization’s overall human resources...

Ron Foudray Named Northrop Info Systems BD VP; Kathy Warden Comments

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Ron Foudray Ron Foudray, formerly vice president of business development with the cyber division of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named VP of business development for the company’s information systems sector. He will oversee the sector’s initiatives to identify, assess and capture business opportunities across targeted growth areas worldwide, Northrop said Tuesday. Foudray will also work...

Jeff Yorsz Joins QinetiQ NA as President

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Jeff Yorsz, a former general manager at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Adaptive Optics Associates subsidiary, has been appointed president of defense technology firm QinetiQ North America. He will be responsible for all aspects of business operations and strategic programs in his new position, QNA said Tuesday. “Historically QNA has developed products in robotics, armor, controls and sensors...

Mary Petryszyn: Japan to Order Northrop Hawkeye, Global Hawk ISR Planes

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Mary Petryszyn The Japanese government intends to buy Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) E-2D Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft through a foreign military sales program run by the U.S. Defense Department. Northrop said Sunday the Japanese defense ministry chose the two aircraft platforms to support the agency’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. “We are very pleased...

Thomas Jones Named Northrop VP, GM of Advanced Concepts and Technologies

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Thomas Jones Thomas Jones, formerly vice president of undersea systems at Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), has been appointed as VP and general manager of advanced concepts and technologies within the company’s electronic systems sector. He will report to Gloria Flach, corporate VP and president of Northrop’s electronic systems, and be responsible for the AC&T’s strategic planning,...

John Parker: Northrop Awarded $964M to Support USAF Ballistic Missile Subsystems

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential five-year, $963.5 million contract to support ground subsystems of the U.S. Air Force‘s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. The company said Wednesday it will provide management, system analysis, engineering, technical assistance and emergency response services for the ICBM program. John Parker, director of weapon systems...

January 12 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closed Friday Slightly Down On Reports Of December Wage Decline

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The GovCon Index ended a strong trading week slightly down, closing Friday at 70.995 — off .306 points — or 0.433 percent. For the trading week Jan. 5-9, the index recorded a 0.516 percent increase and hit its second-ever largest closing figure within the past three months. U.S. stocks declined after two straight days of gains as investors showed concern over the Labor Department‘s...

January 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Report Shows December Wage Decline

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The GovCon Index ended the trading week with a slight decline of 0.306 points — or 0.433 percent — to close at 70.995 on Friday. For the week started Jan. 5, the index recorded a 0.516 percent increase and hit its second-ever largest closing figure for a trading week within the past three months. U.S. stocks declined after two straight days of gains as investors showed concern over...

Navy Adds CGI, DRS Units to Consolidated Shipboard Networks Contract

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded CGI (NYSE: GIB) and DRS Technologies business segments positions on an eight-year, $2.5 billion contract to provide production units of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services system. The Defense Department said Thursday that CGI Federal and DRS Laurel Technologies can compete for task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity...

January 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Reverses Downward Trend

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The GovConIndex reversed it’s downward trend closing Wednesday at 70.036, up 0.973 points, or 1.371 percent. The other indexes closed strong also with the Dow Jones industrial average at 17,584.52, up 1.23 percent, The Nasdaq composite index 4,650.47 up 1.26 percent, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 at 2,025.90, an increase of 1.16 percent. Markets rallied on positive U.S. labor and...