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Navy Continues Endurance Flight Tests on Northrop MQ-8C Unmanned Helicopter

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 26, 2015 — The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) continue to perform capability-based testing on the MQ-8C Fire Scout, ahead of operational evaluation later in the year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Northrop said the unmanned helicopter’s latest endurance flight lasted 11 hours out to a ...

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Skip Magness Named Northrop Cyber Division Operations VP; Shawn Purvis Comments

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Skip Magness, formerly network defense and intelligence operations director for Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) cyber division, has been named operations vice president for the company’s cyber division within the information systems sector. He will report to cyber division VP and general manager Shawn Purvis and be responsible for coordinating and ...

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USNI News: Lockheed to Secure Combat Mgmt System Contract for Navy’s Future Frigates

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The Naval Sea Systems Command has announced plans to award a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to provide a common combat management platform for future frigates, USNI News reported Wednesday. Megan Eckstein writes the service branch’s intention to award the sole-source contract to Lockheed comes after its decision to ...

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Northrop Earns Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Thursday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) receiving a leadership award from the Maryland Department of the Environment for its sustainability initiatives in the state in the past year. Local department officials handed the award to the defense contractor and four ...

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 ...

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Robert Fleming Appointed Northrop Division Cyber, Unattended Systems and Strategy VP

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Robert Fleming, a 10-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president for cyber, unattended systems and division strategy at the company’s advanced land and self-protection systems division. His appointment is effective immediately and he will be in charge of unmanned aircraft sensor and electronic attack technology ...

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August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline as Fed Minutes Go Public

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The GovCon Index reflected across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Wednesday to record a decline of 0.493 points and close at 76.755. U.S. stocks recovered some losses incurred during the morning session after the Federal Reserve released its July meeting minutes that said economic conditions to precede an interest rate increase in September have not ...

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Northrop Awarded LCS Mission Package Integration Work

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 18, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $38.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide integration work for mine warfare mission packages involving littoral combat ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Majority of the contract will be carried out in Bethpage, New York, ...

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Eric Wieman Joins A-TEK as COO, EVP; Kathryn Freeland Comments

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Eric Wieman, formerly senior vice president and general manager of the civil sector at STG, has joined Maryland-based information technology contractor A-TEK as chief operating officer and executive VP. Wieman will collaborate with A-TEK CEO Kathryn Freeland in tactical and policy framework implementation, A-TEK said Monday. He will also oversee corporate development, operations ...

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3 Firms Awarded DHS R&D Work on Authentication Tech for Mobile

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — The Department of Homeland Security has awarded HRL Laboratories, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Research Center contracts worth nearly $5 million to research and develop a secure authentication tool for mobile devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FedScoop said the DHS Science and Technology directorate ...

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